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Building a sand castle, Canonchet Beach, Rhode Island

Building a sand castle, Canonchet Beach, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-20, Amy Nield building a sand castle - she is from Warwick

Donald Harrington and Bernard Harrington (brothers), sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Donald Harrington and Bernard Harrington (brothers), sawmilling, West ...

Index data: 1-11, Bernard at work on the finished cut side of the mill; 12-16, Finished cut wood; 17-20, Saw dust pile

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Index data: 1, Pile of finished boards; 2-13, Donald sharpening the saw blade; 14-22, Bernard and Bernard Jr. working on the clutch of one of the logging vehicles; 23-36, Bernard unloading logs from the hauling... More

Kenyon Grist Mill, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Kenyon Grist Mill, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-7, Various mill motifs decorating the walls of the mill office, including needle point by daughter of the owner - 3, and Currier and Ives print - 4; 8, Mill trailer which is taken to various fairs... More

Quahaugging (quahogging), Jamestown, Rhode Island

Quahaugging (quahogging), Jamestown, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-4, Path down to quahaugging area, just north of Jamestown Bridge, West Bay shore; 5, Quahaugging area; 6-7, Arthur Hoey on the way into the water; 8, Equipment of the individual wading quahaugger;... More

Quahogging with David Ward, Wickford, Rhode Island

Quahogging with David Ward, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 1a-13a, Views at quahaug operation on a boat located close to David Ward's boat; 14a, Pulling on the rake; 15a, Letting out the anchor rope; 16a-18a, Working the rake; 19a-26a, raising the pole; 27a... More

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 2a-6a, Cutting side angles of the stern; 7a-11a, Ropes around two strake boards at stern end, drawn partially around forward form; 13a-15a, Rotten shots of shape of the boat forward of the form; 16a... More

Lance Ricci making jewelry (dragon belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Lance Ricci making jewelry (dragon belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop...

Index data: 1-3, Burning in the main gate; 4-5, Final cleaning of rubber molds; 6-20, The waxing process and the finished wax of the belt buckle

John Singman home and garden, Warwick, Rhode Island

John Singman home and garden, Warwick, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-2, Overall front views from the road; 3-6, Entrance shots with welcome motif; 7-10, John Singman on rear patio near greenhouse; 11-20, Shots of the flower beds and vegetable garden, back yard

Various activities at Fort Getty, Jamestown, Rhode Island

Various activities at Fort Getty, Jamestown, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-12, Scuba class preparing to go in the water. Instructor is Ken Skitt, Diver's World, E. Greenwich, Rhode Island; 13-14, View out to the bay; 15-16, Boat launching ramp; 17-19, Catching mummies (b... More

Attaching handles, smoothing edges, and workers, Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Attaching handles, smoothing edges, and workers, Peter Pot's Pottery, ...

Index data: 1-4, Trimming the handles after attaching them to the cups; 5-8, Attaching and finishing handle of cup; 9, Display of objects with attached handles; 10, Jeff across the molds; 11-16, Squaring and sm... More

Louis Wolfe and Norman Wolfe, taxidermy (deer), Coventry, Rhode Island

Louis Wolfe and Norman Wolfe, taxidermy (deer), Coventry, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-4, Particular care in cutting around the eyes; 5-7, Particular care where the skin is very thin around the nose and mouth; 8-11, The skin, head and neck portions after skinning; 12-20, Removing an... More

Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Index data: 1a, Trimmed plates in the casts; 2a-4a, The kiln; 5a-7a, Trimmed molds and trimming; 8a, Dried pots on shelves; 9a-36a, Shots of process of Jeff and Janet trimming and putting handles on cups and pitchers

Shingle motifs, Block Island, Rhode Island; Fred Benson's office, Phoebe Hauser textiles, and Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Shingle motifs, Block Island, Rhode Island; Fred Benson's office, Phoe...

Index data: 2-7, Overexposed efforts to show motifs in the shingling on Neptune House, Connecticut Ave., Block Island; 8-10, Overexposed Neptune House; 11-15, Fred Benson in his office, walls covered with perso... More

Stone wall masonry, Lloyd Wilcox and Fred Wilcox at Donn Ladd residence, Hampton, Connecticut

Stone wall masonry, Lloyd Wilcox and Fred Wilcox at Donn Ladd residenc...

Index data: 1-3, Using plumb lines to establish the straight edge of the wall, Fred builds up the wall to the height of the second to last step; 4-8, The wall being built at right angles to the step, showing wi... More

Lance Ricci, jewelry making (belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Lance Ricci, jewelry making (belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wick...

Index data: 2-7, The belt buckle following finishing; 8-24, Examples of Lance's major cast works in silver; 25-37, Lance polishing the belt buckle following the final finished carving process and prior to making a mold

Mailbox, Bonnet Shores, Rhode Island; Wickford, Rhode Island; Catching crabs, Jamestown, Rhode Island

Mailbox, Bonnet Shores, Rhode Island; Wickford, Rhode Island; Catching...

Index data: 1-4, Mailbox at Bonnet Shores; 5-6, Wickford; 7, Motorcyclist on the road in Jamestown (on the Island); 8-11, Catching crabs with a dip net, Newport Bridge in background, looking east from the Islan... More

Mill village, post office, mill housing, Rockville, Rhode Island

Mill village, post office, mill housing, Rockville, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-3, Rockville post office, postmaster is Narragansett Indian Chief Running Bull; 4-20, Mill housing

Sand sculpture of Christ on the cross, Matuneck Beach, Rhode Island

Sand sculpture of Christ on the cross, Matuneck Beach, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-20, Del Bonis assists the children in revising their sculpture. (2-4 showing legs, ankle and knee positions; 5-10, changing the loin cloth; 11-16, depressing the rib cage; 17-18, adjusting facial ... More

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-4, Saw cutting the outer "scab" from the log; 5-17, Bernard handling the finished materials and talking with a man taking the Scab material for firewood; 18-24, Donald operating the saw mill; 25-2... More

Wilcox brothers, stone wall building, Hampton, Connecticut

Wilcox brothers, stone wall building, Hampton, Connecticut

Index data: 1a-4a, Fred mixes cement for step foundation; 5a-9a, Dry wall layered rock for overlapping technique shown in fencing; 10a, Fred with one of the step cap-stones; 11a, Lloyd at work digging step foun... More

Fabricating a silver bracelet Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Fabricating a silver bracelet Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode I...

Index data: 1-5, Shop and window display, Lance Ricci, Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island; 6-7, Tools; 8-10, Measuring center of silver wire; 11-12, Bending wire at center; 13, Hammering the bend; 14... More

Bonnet Shores Recreation Center, Narragansett, Rhode Island, and Wickford Town Beach, Wickford, Rhode Island

Bonnet Shores Recreation Center, Narragansett, Rhode Island, and Wickf...

Index data: 1-10, Bonnet Shores Recreation Center, building, outside play area, community calendar, inside recreation building; 11-15, Wickford Town Beach - Tom Bender, 230 Prospect St. N. Kingstown and Mavis M... More

Rhode Island Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-13, The Greencastle Band: Peter Cobridge, piano; Bruce Slader, bouzouki; Edward McGuirl, fiddle, tin whistle, banjo, mandolin; James Remington, bodhran, guitar, fiddle (one number only); 14-15, Gl... More

Donald Harrington and Bernard Harrington (brothers), logging, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Donald Harrington and Bernard Harrington (brothers), logging, West Gre...

Index data: 1-3, Donald cuts logs into appropriate lengths; 4-20, Bernard operates the lift while Donald sets the logs on the bed of the truck in the loading operation

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-12, Bending in the strakes for attaching the stern; 13-20, Attaching the stern - caulking, drilling, and nailing

Quahogging with David Ward, Wickford, Rhode Island

Quahogging with David Ward, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-14, David Ward working the rake, letting the anchor line out and securing, pausing, and working the rake; 15-18, Quahaugs and little necks in their respective pails on the boat; 19-20, Working the... More

Quahogging with David Ward, Wickford, Rhode Island

Quahogging with David Ward, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 1a-7a, Putting the pole back in the water; 8a-36a, Working the rake, pausing, and letting the anchor rope out

South County Museum, exteriors; Graffiti bluff; Mill housing, Narragansett, Rhode Island

South County Museum, exteriors; Graffiti bluff; Mill housing, Narragan...

Index data: 1-3, South County Museum exteriors; 4-5, Bluff covered with graffiti; 6-8, Litter at base of graffiti bluff; 9-14, Mill housing made into apartment complex

Harbor, drilling rig, hotels, and houses, Block Island, Rhode Island

Harbor, drilling rig, hotels, and houses, Block Island, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-3, Entering Old Harbor, Block Island, on the ferry; 4-5, Oil drilling rig at one of the Block Island landings; 6, Tying up the ferry; 7-9, The Spring House, a restored tourist hotel on the island;... More

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Index data: 1a-11a, Drums in the packaging room with different mixes; 12a-15a, Packaging area with boxes of one-pound bags; 16a-20a, Kenyon literature; 21a-23a, Mixing area; 24a-29a, Labels for packaging; 30a-3... More

Ball farmhouse, pastures, and pond, Block Island, Rhode Island

Ball farmhouse, pastures, and pond, Block Island, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-2, The Ball farmhouse; 3-7, Views west from the farm house; 8-9, Cattle from the neighboring Little Field Farm; 16-17, Geese taking off from the farm pond; 18, Looking east out to sea across Ball ... More

Exercising horses, Cumberland, Rhode Island

Exercising horses, Cumberland, Rhode Island

Index data: There pictures were taken on Jesse Carpenters' farm in the Town of Cumberland. The two girls were exercising Mr. Carpenters' horses. 1-3, Jumping, with Carpenters' house in background; 4, 5, 6, 11, ... More

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-6, Adding ingredients to mixer to prepare a batch of pancake mix; 7-9, Packaging in boxes for shipment - Ernest Gilbert, general manager; 10-12, Preparing ingredients for a mix; 13-18, Packaging; ... More

Signs, molds, and clay at Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Signs, molds, and clay at Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Is...

Index data: 1-2, Peter Pot's sign; 3-7, Shots of the front of the pottery; 8-12, Molds ready to receive the clay on racks; 13-16, Mixing the lay; 17, Collecting old clay residue; 18-20, Filling the molds

Crabbing (blue crabs) at salt pond, Moonstone Beach, Rhode Island

Crabbing (blue crabs) at salt pond, Moonstone Beach, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-4, Del Bonis and Derek Burns catching a crab with line and net; 5, Rich Cabeza; 6-18, Rich Cabeza and his girl catching a crab, crabs in a plastic bucket, Del Bonis and Rich removing a crab from t... More

Irving Sheldon and Shirley Sheldon, sailing, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island

Irving Sheldon and Shirley Sheldon, sailing, Narragansett Bay, Rhode I...

Index data: 1-29, Sailing with Irving and Shirley Sheldon on Narragansett Bay on their sail boat, the North Star (out of Saunderstown Yacht Club)

Ukrainian exhibit, Heritage Day, Rhode Island State House, Providence, Rhode Island

Ukrainian exhibit, Heritage Day, Rhode Island State House, Providence,...

Index data: 1, General shot of the area; 2-4, Easter egg decoration; 5-8, Introductory booth and associated display table; 9-17, Display area on the opposite side, showing many artifacts and food for sale; 18-2... More

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-11, Clamping glued stern boards together; 12-37, Interior shots of Alfred Potter's shop, 20-21 showing clamped stern boards, 22-24 his desk, 28-30 his planer and table saw

Quahaugging (quahogging) with David Ward, Exeter, Rhode Island

Quahaugging (quahogging) with David Ward, Exeter, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-2, Equipment at Wickford town dock; 3-4, The quahaug boat; 5-6, Going out; 7-17, Assembling and adjusting the pole and rake; 18, The pole goes in the water; 19-20, Pulling the rake through the sand

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island; Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island; Peter Pot's Pottery,...

Index data: 1a-3a, A display of early mill packaging and goods; 4a-6a, The grinding area in the mill, showing the two mill stone enclosures and grain feeds, and ground flour pouring into steel drum contained; 7... More

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-15, Interior shots of Alfred Potter's boat building shop; 16-18, One of the chines of the quahaug boat; 19-25, Alfred Potter's boat building shop in the rear of his backyard; 26-28, Alfred Potter'... More

Boats, cottage, truck, and shops, Galilee, Rhode Island

Boats, cottage, truck, and shops, Galilee, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-5, Commercial fishing boats, Gallilee; 6-7, Cottage, Gallilee; 8-9, Derelict fishing transport truck; 10-12, Jim Carlise fixing up his trawler; 13-16, Sightseeing and fishing boat rentals; 17-18, ... More

Sand sculpture of Christ, beach house painting, sand sculpture, Matuneck Beach, Rhode Island

Sand sculpture of Christ, beach house painting, sand sculpture, Matune...

Index data: 1-9, Del Bonis assists with Christ sculpture revisions (1-2, facial adjustments; 3-4, rib angle adjustments; 5-6, enlarging the crown of thorns; 7-9, the final sculpture and sculptors); 10-11, Mrs. ... More

Stone wall masonry, Lloyd Wilcox and Fred Wilcox at Donn Ladd residence, Hampton, Connecticut

Stone wall masonry, Lloyd Wilcox and Fred Wilcox at Donn Ladd residenc...

Index data: 1-2, The step foundation mortared in at the surface; 3-5, Measuring for appropriate depth of next step; 6-10, Determining the stone arrangement for the next step in reverse, large stones on the bott... More

Destroying sand sculptures, paddle ball, Canonchet Beach, Rhode Island; Arthur Hoey's and neighbor's homes, Bonnet Shores, Rhode Island

Destroying sand sculptures, paddle ball, Canonchet Beach, Rhode Island...

Index data: 1-4, Children destroy sculptures; 5-10, Paddle ball on the beach; 11-13, Art and Pat Hoey's house, Alagash Ave., Bonnet Shores; 14-19, Hoey's neighbor's house and decorative motifs, Bonnet Shores

Stone wall masonry, Lloyd Wilcox and Fred Wilcox at Donn Ladd residence, Hampton, Connecticut

Stone wall masonry, Lloyd Wilcox and Fred Wilcox at Donn Ladd residenc...

Index data: 1-4, A load of blue granite stone with Lloyd digging into the face of a hill to create a foundation for the next step in a tier of steps; 5-6, The four steps already created and the walls extending ... More

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-5, Old grinding machinery on mill property; 6-8, Mill pond and dock; 9-11, Old mill machinery; 12-14, Ground flour falling into steel drum; 15-17, Corn in trough leading to the grinding stone; 18-... More

Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island; Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island; Wickford Jewelry Sho...

Index data: 1a-5a, Janet Pinsonneault stacking the kiln; 6a, Oliver Watson Green III beside mill pond the rear of his home faces; 7a-9a, Mill pond at the rear of Oliver Green's home; 10a-13a, Fire, water, earth... More

Quahaugging (quahogging), Jamestown, Rhode Island

Quahaugging (quahogging), Jamestown, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-9, Breaking and display of quahaugs - Arthur Hoey; 10, Dropping quahaugs into floating basket; 11-12, Putting quahaugs into pot of fresh water for them to cleanse themselves

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Index data: 0a-26a, Views of Donald operating the saw mill loader, carriage, and sawing equipment; 27a-36a, Views of Bernard handling finished products

Metalwork, lighthouse, terrain, Block Island, Rhode Island

Metalwork, lighthouse, terrain, Block Island, Rhode Island

Index data: 1, Manises Hotel-Resort, Spring Street, Block Island; 2-7, Underexposed shots of altar in St. Andrew's Rectory, Spring St., Block Island; 8-9, Lectern holding liturgy book, showing Sam Bird's blacks... More

Throwing a pot on the wheel, Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Throwing a pot on the wheel, Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode...

Index data: 1-7, Pottery displays; 8-20, Janet throwing a pot on the wheel

Peggy Staley and mandala art book, Saunderstown, Rhode Island

Peggy Staley and mandala art book, Saunderstown, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-4, Mandala paintings prior to Peg's conscious knowledge of her cancer; 5-6, Mandala paintings just a few days before cancer was recognized and diagnosed - precognitive; 7-8, Paintings suggestive o... More

Rhode Island Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-7, Members of the Hanley School of Irish Step Dancing group (see film roll # afc1991022_tb_121 for names); 8-13, Tommy Lyons, tin whistle solo; 14-20, John Lyons, accordion, and Tommy Lyons, tin whistle

Lance Ricci making jewelry (dragon belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Lance Ricci making jewelry (dragon belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop...

Index data: 1-2, Injecting the wax into the mold; 3-5, Resulting waxes in the molds; 6-9, Major cast works by Lance

Norma Smayda, weaving, Saunderstown, Rhode Island; Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Norma Smayda, weaving, Saunderstown, Rhode Island; Alfred Potter, quah...

Index data: 2a-5a, Stern of the quahaug boat being built by Alfred Potter; 6a-8a, Oak boards being used to construct the rails and chines for the boat; 9a-12a, the rear of Alfred Potter's house, showing one of ... More

Hoey family, Bonnet Shores, Narragansett, Rhode Island

Hoey family, Bonnet Shores, Narragansett, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-15, Arthur and Pat Hoey looking at survey map of Bonnet Shores properties with fieldworker Tom Burns; 14-15, Martha Hoey, daughter of Arthur and Pat

Quahogging with David Ward, Wickford, Rhode Island

Quahogging with David Ward, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 2a-5a, Pausing, working the rake, letting the anchor rope out; 6a-9a, Quahaugger at work nearby; 10a, David Ward takes time out for a drink; 11a-20a, Quahaugger working nearby; 21a-23a, Lifting the ... More

Colonial militia, Kentish Guards, East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Colonial militia, Kentish Guards, East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-6, Men playing Hi-Lo and having a raucous good time at the poker table in the basement room of the Kentish Guard armory, for names contact Col. Gilbert Hempel; 1-3, George Waterman (?); 4-6, Phill... More

John Northup, furniture maker, Wickford, Rhode Island; Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaque, Rhode Island

John Northup, furniture maker, Wickford, Rhode Island; Kenyon Cornmeal...

Index data: 2-15, Pictures of pictures of furniture made by John Northup; 16-18, John and Ray Northup, John Northup Sr.'s sons, working in their father's shop; 19-21, John Northup cutting out vise holders for p... More

Stone wall masonry, Lloyd Wilcox and Fred Wilcox home, Putnam, Connecticut

Stone wall masonry, Lloyd Wilcox and Fred Wilcox home, Putnam, Connect...

Index data: 1-3, The Wilcox family home and current residence of Fred, showing the variety of different stone used to face the house, accumulated from various jobs the family has worked on over many years; 4-5,... More

Lance Ricci making jewelry, Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Lance Ricci making jewelry, Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Isl...

Index data: 1, Examples of Lance's zodiac cast silver pendants; 2, Examples of Lance's four pendants representing the four elements, fire, water, earth and air; 3-4, Necklaces with pendants created by Lance; 5,... More

Lighthouse, Monhegan Bluffs, Block Island, Rhode Island

Lighthouse, Monhegan Bluffs, Block Island, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-4, Views of southeast lighthouse; 5-9, Views of Mohegan Bluffs; 10-13, Cliff areas and favorite occupation of sitting on the beach watching the water; 14-15, The crags of the bluffed; 16-17, Telep... More

Bog, ponds, landscape, and sunset, Block Island, Rhode Island

Bog, ponds, landscape, and sunset, Block Island, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-8, Bogs and ponds throughout the island; 9-12, Looking north across the terrain from a southwest point on the island, showing the openness of the land and the fact that one can see virtually the w... More

Steven Whitehead, housebuilder, Exeter, Rhode Island

Steven Whitehead, housebuilder, Exeter, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-19, Steven Whitehead at work on window molding in dining room; 20-30, Upstairs bedroom, showing fireplace with surrounding woodwork, plaster-board foundation and floor, covered, awaiting plasterin... More

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Index data: 0a-9a, Donald operating saw mill carriage - the sawing of one log; 10a-15a, Gauge on the saw mill carriage indicating width of the board to the saw blade; 16a-22a, People collecting saw dust from th... More

Sand sculpture contest, Canonchet Beach, Rhode Island

Sand sculpture contest, Canonchet Beach, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-20, Contest entries and entry stand

Lance Ricci, jewelry making (belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Lance Ricci, jewelry making (belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wick...

Index data: 1a-27a, Lance polishing the finished silver casting of the belt buckle; 28a-34a, Lance cutting rubber sheets into appropriate size for making a mold; 35a-37a, The belt buckle placed on the rubber in... More

Old Stone Mill, puppies, Rockville, Rhode Island

Old Stone Mill, puppies, Rockville, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-3, The mill from the road; 4-5, Exterior of the mill from the front; 6-7, Stable to the rear of the mill; 8-9, Restored rear of the mill; 10, Restored end of the mill; 11, Back of the mill; 12-13,... More

Belt buckle creation by Lance Ricci, Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Belt buckle creation by Lance Ricci, Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, ...

Index data: 1a-36a, Lance building up facial features by applying wax, filing, grinding, and sanding in cycles

Lance Ricci making jewelry (dragon belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Lance Ricci making jewelry (dragon belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop...

Index data: 1-8, Finishing and finished belt buckle casting; 9-20, Polishing belt buckle and the polished buckle

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-17, Charley Walmsley at the packaging machine; 18-20, Packaging area with old packaging examples; 21-22, Charley at packaging machine; 23-24, Clean up; 25-27, Charley at packaging machine; 28-29, ... More

Rhode Island Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-19, Hanley School of Irish Step Dancing, the group dancing

Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-9, Filling the casts, Jeff Berube assistant caster; 10-13, Filled plate molds; 14-15, Molds prior to filling; 16-19, Filling the molds; 20-21, Checking for the thickness of the clay set in the mol... More

Lance Ricci, jewelry making (belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Lance Ricci, jewelry making (belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wick...

Index data: 1a-37a, Lance using a full array of tools to finish the belt buckle cast in silver

Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Peter Pot's Pottery, West Kingston, Rhode Island

Index data: 2-4, The pot Janet threw on black and white film with final lip shaping; 5-6, The two pots thrown by Janet; 7-13, Pots thrown by Janet with other examples of her finished wares; 14-21, Janet sanding... More

Lance Ricci making jewelry (dragon belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop, Wickford, Rhode Island

Lance Ricci making jewelry (dragon belt buckle), Wickford Jewelry Shop...

Index data: 1-5, Preparing the mold plate; 6-9, Setting the plate in the heated press; 10-13, Trimming the mold and the finished mold; 14-20, Burning the gates in preparation for waxing

Steven Whitehead, housebuilder, Exeter, Rhode Island

Steven Whitehead, housebuilder, Exeter, Rhode Island

Index data: 3-5, Interior of Steven Whitehead's workshop-garage; 6-14, Overexposed, exterior shots; 15-23, Steven Whitehead at work on window moldings in the dining room; 24-26, Kitchen-family room area, rear, ... More

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-4, Planing and cutting bottom boards; 5-11, Drilling, nailing, marking, caulking, and countersinking in attaching bottom boards; 12-20, Placing cotton caulking between bottom boards

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-15, 19-33, Bernard handling materials at the finished inside of the mill - handing "scab" to customer after firewood, putting finished boards in the right piles, setting planks to be squared up on... More

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Alfred Potter, quahaug (quahog) boat building, Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-3, Potter putting cotton caulking in the seams of the bottom planks; 4-5, View of the bottom of the boat with the first dozen or so bottom planks, showing also a clamp at about the half way mark, ... More

Louis Wolfe and Norman Wolfe, taxidermy (deer), Coventry, Rhode Island

Louis Wolfe and Norman Wolfe, taxidermy (deer), Coventry, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-6, Removing muscle tissue from the back of the skin around the lip area; 7-8, Assortment box showing a variety of manufactured eyes used in the Wolfe taxidermy process

Houses, church, and cemetery, Block Island, Rhode Island

Houses, church, and cemetery, Block Island, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-4 New seasonal dwellings on the island; 5-6, Old farm house on the island; 7-15, Chapel and rectory and interior of the rectory, St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, on Block Island, 11-15 showing ... More

Rhode Island Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Ceilidhe Club, 50 America St., Cranston, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-19, Francis "Frank" Henry, spoons; Jim Joy, accordion; Christy Hannon, bodhran (small drum) and flute

Houses, yards, and churches on Main St., Wickford, Rhode Island

Houses, yards, and churches on Main St., Wickford, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-5, Houses and yard scenes, Main Street, Wickford; 6, St. Paul's Episcopal Church; 7-11, Doorway, yard scenes and homes on Main Street; 12, Parish house, St. Paul's Episcopal Church; 13-20, Walkway... More

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island; Northup's candlestick table, Wickford, Rhode Island; Mill reconstructed, Exeter, Rhode Island

Kenyon Cornmeal Company, Usquepaug, Rhode Island; Northup's candlestic...

Index data: 2-4, Reconstructed mill by Paul Hendricks, Rt. 102, Exeter, opposite Exeter Country Club; 5-8, Candlestick table by John Northup, West Allenton Rd., N. Kingstown near Wickford; 9-13, Signs at the Ke... More

Surfing, Narragansett town beach; Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island

Surfing, Narragansett town beach; Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-2, Beach scene at Narragansett town beach; 3-4, Surfer with his ankle tie, and heading out to surf; 5-12, Surfers out on the waves; 13-14, Surfer coming in with board

Sand sculpture of Christ, Matuneck Beach, Rhode Island

Sand sculpture of Christ, Matuneck Beach, Rhode Island

Index data: 1-20, Children finishing up their version of Christ on the cross. Principal artist: Sandra Aoni, exchange student from Espirito Santo, Brazil. The rest of the creative crew: Francis Feeny, 287 S. Ma... More

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Harrington brothers, sawmilling, West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Index data: 0-5, Views of the saw mill area, showing shed for finishing lumber; 6-24, Bernard and Bernard Jr. removing the boom and winch from a small logging tractor, and Bernard Jr. beginning work on that tra... More