The Narragansett Times, 1855-1980 Access the Narragansett Times newspaper from 1855-1980 online. Grant funding has allowed the library to digitize 70 reels of microfilm, which are now freely available by remote access on a searchable platform. This project was made possible by the RI Office of Library and Information Services and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The Weaver Images of The Weaver sculpture by Daniel Chester French on the grounds of Peace Dale Library. Included are the earliest known photograph of The Weaver in place, c.1920, by Dexter W. Hoxie, and a series taken in 2002 by Joseph McGovern, shortly after the sculpture's conservation that year.
Peace Dale, early 1900's: Photographs by Dexter W. Hoxie This collection contains images captured in and around Peace Dale, RI, c. 1900-1925, that are known or believed to have been taken by Dexter W. Hoxie (1864-1943). Hoxie served as a personal secretary to the Hazard family for many years. His work includes photographs of members of the family and their homes, as well as village images.
A selection of transcribed pages from the diary of Joseph Peace Hazard (1807-1892), shown alongside the handwritten images.
Joseph Peace Hazard Photographs
This collection contains images owned by Joseph Peace Hazard (1807-1892), with subjects ranging from the Hazard Castle, Druid's Dream, people he knew, and portrait photographs of himself.