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Image of P2016.101.077 - Navy ships

P2016.101.077 - Navy ships

Two pictures of unidentified U.S. Navy vessels in the bay.

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2016.101.079 - Navy ships

P2016.101.079 - Navy ships

Launches coming into Newport with Navy ships in background. Note on reverse "Fleet's in. Taken from ferryboat".

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2016.101.080 - Navy ships

P2016.101.080 - Navy ships

Sailing ship (maybe Navy) and Navy ship.

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2016.107.001 - Peter Francis Drury

P2016.107.001 - Peter Francis Drury

Peter Francis Drury (1897-1972) with his two sons Peter and Bill. He was a planner for the Navy Central Torpedo Office at Coddington Cove until his retirement in 1962. .

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2016.107.003 - Peter Francis Drury

P2016.107.003 - Peter Francis Drury

Peter Francis Drury (1897-1972). He was a planner for the Navy Central Torpedo Office at Coddington Cove until his retirement in 1962. 1940s.

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2016.107.004 - Peter Francis Drury

P2016.107.004 - Peter Francis Drury

Peter Francis Drury (1897-1972) at his retirement in 1962 from the Navy Central Torpedo Office at Coddington Cove. .

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2016.122.002 - Donald Richardson

P2016.122.002 - Donald Richardson

Donald Richardson on his boat. Photograph used in Legendary Locals of Jamestown by Rosemary Enright and Sue Maden, 2014. p.44 [caption] Donald Richardson Edith's son Donald was born in Jamestown in 1928, because - as he once explained - the ferry didn't run at night. After serving with the Army of Occupation in Japan, Richardson, like many Jamestowners, worked on the Newport ferry and, when the bridge replaced the ferry in 1969, on the Newpo ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2016.124.001 - Nicholas T. Bakios and Mary Furtado Bakios

P2016.124.001 - Nicholas T. Bakios and Mary Furtado Bakios

Studio portrait of Nicholas T. Bakios and Mary Furtado Bakios. They met at a USO dance in Jamestown during World War II and were married August 3, 1944, at Fort Jackson, SC. Mary was a Jamestowner and Nicholas was in the U.S. Army. After the war they ran Nick's Sandwich Shop at East Ferry.

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2017.005.001 - Three Women wearing Navy Yomen First Class WWI uniforms

P2017.005.001 - Three Women wearing Navy Yomen First Class WWI uniforms

Bertha Richardson Brager, Mable Richardson, and unknown. In back Alfred Richardson. Bertha Richardson Brager is wearing the uniform in Object catalog - 2017.1003.001

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2017.005.002 - Bertha Richardson Brager wearing Navy Yomen First Class WWI uniform

P2017.005.002 - Bertha Richardson Brager wearing Navy Yomen First Class WWI uniform

Bertha Richardson Brager Bertha Richardson Brager is wearing the uniform in Object catalog - 2017.1003.001

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2017.019.002 - The Harbor Entrance Command Post building

P2017.019.002 - The Harbor Entrance Command Post building

The Harbor Entrance Command Post building on the Beavertail State Park. This building monitored all the comings and goings of military shipping while minding the horizon against possible enemy attack. A thicket of radio antennae, backed up by the latest radar, the command post posed as an innocent farm house. Within it was a hardened military observation post on top of a war-room bunker that served as the eyes and ears of a network of 3 inch and ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2017.103.027 - Navy cruiser on Narragansett Bay

P2017.103.027 - Navy cruiser on Narragansett Bay

"1903" Navy cruiser decorated with flags on Narragansett Bay.

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2017.104.001 - Hafford Cole Sr. Family

P2017.104.001 - Hafford Cole Sr. Family

Five photographs of the Hafford Cole Sr. Family The Cole Family lived at 43 Cole Street (at the corner of High Street) for over 55 years. Mr. Cole was retired from the US Navy. He died February 2004 at age 83. He was married to Viola (Elaine Jones) Cole who was born in Arkansas in 1920 and died May 1981. She is buried in Cedar Cemetery. They had six (6) children: James (1939 -1974), Ophelia, Kathy, Hafford Jr., Tina, and Marianna. The photograp ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2017.104.003 - William H. Southern Sr. Family

P2017.104.003 - William H. Southern Sr. Family

Twelve photographs of the William H. Southern Sr. family. The Southern Family has lived in Jamestown for over 55 years as of 2017 The family's first residence was 67 High Street. They moved in 1965 to their current residence at 41 Clinton Avenue. Mr. Southern was born in Florence, Alabama in 1926 and retired from the US Navy. He died September 26, 1991 at age 64 and is buried in Cedar Cemetery. His wife, Mattie Ruth (Johnson) Southern,was bor ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of P2017.106.001 - Rear Admiral Ralph C. Alexander

P2017.106.001 - Rear Admiral Ralph C. Alexander

Rear Admiral Ralph C. Alexander b. Sept 1897 d. July 1970 Buried at Cedar Cemetery Class of 1918 - U.S. Naval Academy Photo taken aboard the U.S.S. Reno - a light cruiser that he commanded in the Pacific Fleet in World War II, 1943. He received the Navy Cross for saving the ship after it was torpedoed and nearly sank. A Jamestown summer resident, his descendants still live in Jamestown.

Object Type: Photo

Image of T2012.010.013 - July 2, 1780

T2012.010.013 - July 2, 1780

Money received as bounty (money paid to serve in the army or militia). paid to Jamestown men to serve in the army of the state of RI and the United States. Three individuals were recorded: Daniel X (his mark) Perry Indian man Fifteen pounds Charles Daniel Fifty silver dollars Frederick Chase Fifty (---) Dollars This document formally enlisted these men.

Object Type: Archive

Image of T2012.010.022 - January 25, 1781

T2012.010.022 - January 25, 1781

Record of money received for two men to "give in" to the army.

Object Type: Archive

Image of T2013.005.003 - 1760/06/25

T2013.005.003 - 1760/06/25

"great Rejoicing on surrender and defeat of the French army at Quebec," June 25, 1760. Signed Robert Hull, Head Warden for the Town of Jamestown

Object Type: Archive