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Walsh Kaiser Company staff photograph

 Item — Folder: 15. Walsh Kaiser Company Inc. Shipbuilding Division staff photograph, c. 1942-1945
Identifier: 2004-39
Overview 1 8x10 B/W photograph of members of the shipbuilding division of the Walsh Kaiser Company Inc.
Dates: c. 1942-1945


 Item — Box: Wampum, 2005
Identifier: 2005-56
Overview One piece of whale-shaped wampum (shell) based on an ancient tribal (Narragansett) design.
Dates: 2005

War of 1812 Military papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00212
Overview A collection of documents brought together from a number of agencies. Papers include receipts, bills, pay vouchers for expenses incurred during the War of 1812. Orders from the Governor and other state officials, reports of town meetings, abstracts of ammunition available, and commission reports are also included. This material has been microfilmed.
Dates: 1812-1816

Warwick Council of Defense scrapbooks

 Series — Box: Warwick Council of Defense scrapbooks, 1942-1945
Identifier: C#00690
Overview One volume contains pictures and articles about Warwick men killed, wounded, or missing in action. The other volume contains articles about the war effort in RI. Many articles are concerned with scrap drives, rationing, parades, public meetings, etc.
Dates: 1942-1945

Warwick Public Welfare annual report

 Item — Folder: 30. Warwick Public Welfare annual report, 1938-1939
Identifier: 1636-1149
Dates: 1938-1939

Washington Bridge Commission records

Identifier: C#01294-1636-363-1636-1878
Dates: 1930

Washington Bridge Society account reports

 Series — Folder: Washington Bridge Society account reports
Identifier: 1636-1880
Scope and Contents This series covers the years leading up to the transfer of the Washington Bridge from the Washington Bridge Society, a private concern, to the city of Providence in 1860. Included are account reports to the General Assembly. of receipts and expenditures.
Dates: 1840-1862

Washington Bridge Society records

 Series — Folder: Washington Bridge Society records
Identifier: 1636-1879
Overview This series covers the history of the Washington Bridge between 1792 and 1838. During this time the bridge was establsihed and owned by a succession of private interests.
Dates: 1792-1838

Washington the Military Man

 Item — Folder: 20. Washington the Military Man, 1931
Identifier: 1636-72
Dates: 1931

Waste Facilities Siting transcripts

 Series — Folder: 6. Waste Facilities Siting transcripts, 1988 (Box 16, 2014-22)
Identifier: 2012-44.3
Overview Box 16 November 29, 30, December 1, 1988 3 transcripts. f. 6 The purpose of the hearings was to consider drafts (prepared in accordance with RIGL§ 42-103) of Rule 5 Criteria for Solid Waste Facility Siting (November 9, 1988) and Rule 6, Criteria for the Siting of Hazardous Waste Facilities, (November 9, 1988). The drafts were reviewed by the State Planning Council at their regular meetings (October 20 and November 10, 1988). Once adopted by the State Planning Council and...
Dates: 1988

Water Resources reports and publications

Identifier: 1636-32
Overview This seris includes reports and publications of the Water Resources Policy Commission (1951-1952), the Water Resources Board (1964-), and the Office/Division of Water Resources within the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
Dates: 1945-1985

Webster M. Pidgeon Papers: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) photographs and memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2000-55
Overview The Webster M. Pidgeon Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) papers include photographs, clippings and convention memorabilia related to the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
Dates: 1936-1999; Majority of material found within 1936-1938, 1984-1986

West Greenwich Voter Registration records

 Series — Box: West Greenwich Voter Registration records, 1889-1950
Identifier: C#00576
Overview Consists of voter registration books which record the names of persons registered to vote in the Town of West Greenwich.
Dates: 1889-1950

Westerly Town Charter (certified copy)

 Item — Folder: 5. Westerly Town Charter (certified copy)
Identifier: 1636-123
Dates: 1968

Westerly Town Flag and Town Seal

 Item — Box: Westerly Town Flag and Town Seal
Identifier: 2001-53
Dates: undated

West's Rhode Island Digest

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-242
Overview This Key Number Digest contains all headnotes, classified according to West's® Key Number System, for Rhode Island state and federal court decisions reported from 1783 to date. The topics are listed in alphabetical order. The Key Numbers within those topics are listed in numerical order. Each topic begins with scope notes about subjects included and subjects excluded and covered by other topics. Also there is an outline of the topic, which includes a list of all Key Numbers in that topic. Each...
Dates: 1950

Weybosset Bridge in Providence Plantations 1700-1790

 Item — Folder: 45. Weybosset Bridge in Providence Plantations 1700-1790 (2014-37.45)
Identifier: 2014-37.45
Scope and Contents Being an Account of a Quest for Liberty, with Portraits of Many Saints and Sinners, and a Special Study of the 'd Joseph Snow, jun'r

The Pilgrim Press, Boston
Dates: 1947

While Benefit Street Was Young

 Item — Folder: 38. While Benefit Street Was Young (2014-37.38)
Identifier: 2014-37.38
Dates: 1943

While You're Waiting...Things to do Before the Baby Comes booklet by Davol Rubber Company

 Item — Folder: Subject Files- "Davol Rubber Company"
Identifier: 2013-45
Scope and Contents The record consists of one (1) copy of the publication “While You’re Waiting…Things to do Before the Baby Comes” by the Davol Rubber Company. This publication was created by the Davol Rubber Company of Providence, Rhode Island in 1957 for expectant mothers.
Dates: 1957

William R. Staples: The Documentary History of the Destruction of the Gaspee

 Item — Folder: 41. William R. Staples: The Documentary History of the Destruction of the Gaspee (2014-37.41)
Identifier: 2014-37.41
Scope and Contents The Documentary History of the Destruction of the Gaspee Introduced and Supplemented by Richard M. Deasy

Published Jointly by The Rhode Island Publications Society

the Rhode Island Bicentennial Foundation and

The Rhode Island Supreme Court Historical Society
Dates: 1990

Witches, Wife Beaters & Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America by Elaine Forman Crane

 Item — Volume: 1 volume
Identifier: 2011-38
Overview Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America by Elaine Forman Crane
Dates: 2011

Woonsocket annual reports and publications

 Series — Box: Woonsocket annual reports and publications, 1880-1941
Identifier: C#00709
Overview The Woonsocket annual reports contain listings of the expenditures for various departments of thecity. (ie. chief of police, fire department, sewer commission, superintendent of schools) as well as city manuals, and inaugural addresses.
Dates: 1880-1941 with gaps

Works Progress Administration: Historical Records Surveys and Inventories of Town and City Archives

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00616-C#00619-C#00621-2017-09
Dates: 1939-1942

World War I Bonus Cards

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-1892
Overview World War I bonus payments issued by State of Rhode Island to commissioned officers, enlisted men, field clerks and army navy nurses who served honorably in the service of the United States April 6, 1917 through Nov. 11, 1918.
Dates: 1921

World War II scrapbooks

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-324
Scope and Contents 19 scrapbooks Box 1 Vol 1 - Woonsocket - Decenber 12, 1941 - February 28, 1942 Vol 2 - Woonsocket - June 1, 1943 - September 20, 1943 Vol 2 - Johnston/North Providence, July 1, 1943 - January 10, 1944 Box 2 Vol 3 - Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, May 8, 1943 - September 29, 1943 Vol 3 - Woonsocket, North Smithfield, Burrillville, September 21, 1943 - December 24, 1943 Vol 4 - Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, September 30, 1943 - January 30, 1944 Box 3 Vol 4 - Woonsocket, North...
Dates: 1941-1946

World War II U.S. Army uniform

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1995-331
Overview Donation by Sgt. Sam Sarganis of a World War II U.S. Army uniform including two (2) shirts, one (1) pair of pants, one (1) cap, and one (1) jacket.
Dates: c. 1940

You Must Be This Tall: The Story of Rocky Point Park

 Item — Folder: 29. You Must Be This Tall: The Story of Rocky Point Park, 2010 (2014-19)
Identifier: 2014-19
Overview he film that Michael Janusonis of the Providence Journal claims, "is not to be missed" is an exhilarating ride; a poignant and often hilarious look at one of New England's great landmarks. You Must Be This Tall takes you all the way back to 1847, to the early beginning of Rocky Point Park, then flies fast like a roller coaster to its current, demolished state. Along the way we meet colorful and insightful characters who rode the rides, who ran the rides, and who kept the park running for all...
Dates: 2010

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