Jamestown Historical Society

Scanning Session for Rhode Island Photos at the Museum

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Jamestown Museum
92 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, RI 02835

Apr 07 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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The historical society is sponsoring the opportunity for Jamestowners to submit historic photos for the Providence Journal’s upcoming “Rhode Island Memories: The Early Years” book project. Learn more at https://www.pediment.com/products/rhode-island-memories-the-early-years. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to the scanning session at the Jamestown Museum on April 7, 4 to 6. We’ll scan them in while you wait.

Submission Guidelines

General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.

Photos taken from 1800 through 1939.

Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).

Photos taken in Rhode Island.

One submission form per photo

Limit 10 photos per family. No appointment necessary.

Download Submission Form

Because we hope for a large turnout, we advise you download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

Download as PDF (fillable).

Session Details

Saturday, April 7, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Jamestown Historical Society Museum
92 Narragansett Avenue

Jamestown, RI 02835

We hope to see you there!