Providence Public Library Digital Collections

James N. Arnold Image Collection

Collection Information

Description

This collection contains over 1100 glass plate negatives and 201 print photographs created by and/or collected by James N. Arnold. The images in the collection depict scenes across Rhode Island including beaches, farms and landscapes as well as activities and community events such as ice skating, parades, football games and community gardens.

The collection is currently partially digitized. Assorted glass plate negatives and the print photographs remain are available to be viewed at the library.

Click here to view digitized items from the James N. Arnold Image Collection

Woman and Nun Sitting on Rocks
Two women sitting on the rocks by the ocean. One is wearing a nun's habit and…

Tennis Courts and Building
Image of a large building with many chimneys in the background. In the fore, are…

Building with Rows of Tennis Courts
Image of a large building with many chimneys in the background. In the fore, are…

Building Atop Hill
Washed out image taken at street-level of a building with a turret or clock…

House with fence
Image featuring a house with a columned front porch. In front of the house is a…

Colonel William Prescott statue
Image of the statue of Colonel William Prescott at the base of the Bunker Hill…

Bunker Hill Monument
Image shows tower of the Bunker Hill Monument. In the background, the exhibit…

Bunker Hill Monument
Image shows tower of the Bunker Hill Monument. In the background, the exhibit…

Cemetery
Image of a cemetery with several headstones in the foreground.

Headstones
Image featuring two headstones in a cemetery. The monument on the left is shaped…

Church with round steeple
Image of a church atop a hill from the street. Several figures are standing…

Colonel William Prescott statue
Image of Colonel William Prescott at the Bunker Hill Monument. A man is sitting…