Benny’s

 

 

1880 Steamship Advertisement

Trump Store, Greenville, R. I. – 2020

     The Historical Society of Smithfield and the Smith-Appleby House Museum do not endorse or support any political party.  These photos are presented here for historical documentation of something which once existed in Smithfield, but no longer does.  

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Was located at the intersection of Rt. 44 and Rt. 116

Foster, R. I. Old Home Day

Ann M. McCabe School Construction Photos

Taken November 29, 2020

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Taken December 9, 2020

1939 World’s Fair Photos

     These 86 photographs were made from original negatives found in a box at a Smithfield, R. I., antique store.   

     The 1939-40 World’s Fair opened in April of 1939, and closed in 1940, after which many of the buildings and other structures were demolished or removed.  Therefore, these valuable historic images may be of interest to researchers and historians.  They have never been published before.  

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A 3-cent stamp showing the Trylon and Perisphere.

Trylon and Perisphere

Bridgeway to Trylon and Perisphere.

George Washington Statue

United States Pavilion

United States Pavilion

Agriculture Statue

Aquarium

Auto Carousel

Aviation Pavilion

British Pavilion

Japanese Pavilion

Canada Pavilion

The car on two wheels is a 1940 Dodge.

Checko-Slovakia Pavilion

Congo Pavilion

Congo Pavilion

Court of States

Builders Of The Future Statue

Business Systems & Insurance Building

Business Systems & Insurance Building

Business Systems & Insurance Building

The Tower Of Glass

Dupont World of Chemistry

Dupont Building

Firestone Pavilion

Ford Pavilion

Four Freedoms Statue

World of Tomorrow

General Electric Pavilion

General Motors Pavilion

General Motors Pavilion

General Motors Pavilion

Celestial Sphere

Golden Sprays Statue

Hall of Industry and Metals

Hall of Industry and Metals

Hall of Industry and Metals

Giant Sundial

Sundial Statue – Times & Fate of Man

Raiders Of The Elements Statue

Independence Hall Replica

Italy Pavilion

Sampson Wrestling The Lion

United States Steel Pavilion

Sea Maid Statue

Maritime Transport and Communications

Spirit Of The Wheel

The World Of Fashion

Sweden Pavilion

The Freedom Statue

Mexico and Denmark Pavilion

Mexico Pavilion

Motor Museum

Power & Steam

Railroads Building

Europa Statue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage Bicycle Advertisements

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Georgiaville, R.I. Postmark – 1919

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Donated by Edward A. Passarelli, Jr.

Stillwater, R. I. Postmark

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Greenville, R. I. Postmark – 1919

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Donated by Edward A. Passarelli, Jr. 

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