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Book
Title:
Hidden history of Rhode Island : not-to-be-forgotten tales of the Ocean State /
Author/Creator:
Laxton, Glenn V.
Call number:
Reading Room F79 .L39 2009
Imprint date:
2009.
Publisher:
History Press,
Imprint place:
Charleston, SC :
Physical Description:
156 p. : ill., photos, ports. ; 23 cm.
Accession #:
2010.29.1.
Provenance:
Stevens, Elizabeth;
Notes:
Foreword by Bruce Sundlun, Rhode Island governor from 1991-1995.
The mysterious life of Robert the Hermit -- Christiana Bannister -- Dr. Lucius Garvin, "everyone's doctor" -- A governor's life -- Rhode Island's third congressman and "The Star-Spangled Banner" -- A brave deed, a green apple and the Garden of Eden -- A Revolutionary War love story -- Dastardly deed in South Kingstown -- A tale of two Bets and a giant -- Life became too much -- There used to be a terrace -- Tragedies on the rails -- Tragedies at sea -- Rhode Islanders who survived the Titanic -- The silent world of Jeanie Lippitt -- Miracle boy in the Hall of Fame -- The ultimate price of heroism -- The fireman's statue -- The tragedy of Sullivan Ballou -- General Barton: a strange officer of principle -- A letter from D-Day -- A long overdue memorial to a forgotten soldier.
The author produced and narrated the WPRI television series "Not to be forgotten".
Subject:
Bailey, Hachaliah.
Ballou, Sullivan, 1829-1861.
Bannister, Christiana Carteaux, 1822-1903.
Bannister, Edward Mitchell, 1828-1901.
Barton, William, 1748-1831 -- Portraits.
Barton, William, 1748-1831.
Bowler, Metcalf, ca. 1726-1789.
Carter, Thomas, d. 1751.
Case, Norman Stanley, 1888-1967 -- Portraits.
Case, Norman Stanley, 1888-1967.
Collyer, Samuel Smith, 1832-1884 -- Portraits.
Collyer, Samuel Smith, 1832-1884.
Connolly, Joseph Aloysius, 1886-1943.
Garvin, Lucius F. C. (Lucius Fayette Clark), 1841-1922 -- Portraits.
Garvin, Lucius F. C. (Lucius Fayette Clark), 1841-1922.
Jenks, Hopestill, d. 1818.
McElroy, Michael, 1846-1888.
O'Brien, Daniel Lowell, d. 1954 -- Portraits.
O'Brien, Daniel Lowell, d. 1954.
O'Shaunessy, George Francis, 1868-1934.
Rochambeau, Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de, 1750-1813.
Voorhis, Robert, b. 1769 or 70.
Weeden, Jeanie Lippitt, 1852-1940.
Boston Braves (Baseball team)
Lexington (Steamer)
Titanic (Steamship)
Star-spangled banner (Song)
Hurricane Carol, 1954.
Jumbo (Elephant)
Old Bet (Elephant)
Railroad accidents -- Rhode Island -- History.
Pomham Terrace (East Providence, R.I.)
Rhode Island--Biography.
Rhode Island--History--Anecdotes.
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