SKPL Digital Collections

Peace Dale, c. 1900-1915, by Dexter W. Hoxie 
This collection contains images captured in and around Peace Dale, RI, c. 1900-1915, 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.
DH PD Library and fountain

This collection from Robert Beverly Hale Library contains images of Matunuck dating from about 1900 to 1967.
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Joseph Peace Hazard Diary
Joseph Peace Hazard (1807-1892) kept this handwritten ledger/diary of nearly 400 pages from the 1840's to about 1890. Click on "Date Added" to see files in numerical order.
Hazard Diary 177

A selection of transcribed pages from the diary of Joseph Peace Hazard (1807-1892), shown alongside the handwritten images.
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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. 


Joseph Peace Hazard

This collection contains images from a 1976 exhibit on the Narragansett Pier Railroad at the Peace Dale Library.
NPRR train
Peace Dale Library Artifacts
This developing collection contains images of various historical items in Peace Dale Library's collections or in the building. 
south county magazine photo
Peace Dale Library Postcard Collection
Historic postcards of local landmarks from Peace Dale Library's Photograph Collection. Front and back of of each postcard are included.  
Neighborhood Guild color postcard
Peace Dale Manufacturing Company
This small collection contains images of mill workers in the Peace Dale mill, c. 1900.
women mill workers in mill
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. 
Weaver closeup view