Providence Public Library Digital Collections

Rhode Island Photograph Collection

Collection Information

Description

The RI Photograph Collection is a collection of photographs that document the landscape and life of Rhode Islanders across the state from the mid 19th century through the 20th century. This is an open collection that may be added to over time.

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Providence Arcade with patriotic decorations
A photograph of the Weybosset Street entrance to the Providence Arcade in 1936.…

Weybosset Street entrance to the Providence Arcade
A black and white photograph of the Weybosset Street entrance to the Arcade.…

Westminster Street entrance to the Providence arcade
A black and white photograph of the Westminster Street entrance to the…

Providence Arcade on Weybosset Street
A black and white photograph of the Weybosset Street entrance of the Arcade.…

Providence Arcade on Westminster Street
A black and white photograph of the Westminster Street entrance to the Arcade.

The Providence Arcade on Westminster Street
A black and white photograph of the Providence Arcade and neighboring buildings.…

Arcade Westminster Street Providence
A black and white photograph of the Providence Arcade on Westminster Street.

Christmas carolers singing on the second floor of the Arcade
A black and white photograph of a group of carolers singing on a balcony on the…

View of the Arcade over the construction of Industrial Trust
A black and white photograph of the Arcade taken from Exchange Place across the…

View of the Arcade and neighboring businesses
A black and white photograph of the Westminster St. entrance to the Arcade.…

Interior photograph of the Arcade
A black and white photograph of the interior of the Arcade, shot from the third…

Photograph of the Arcade interior
A black and white photograph of the interior of the Arcade, shot from the third…