THE NEWPORT POSTCARD MUSEUM

Antique Postcards of Historic Newport, Rhode Island

OFFERED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND

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THE DRAWING ROOM OF NEWPORT


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THE MANSIONS OF NEWPORT R.I. POSTCARDS

Introducing an upcoming book about "Newport Mansions / Postcards of the Gilded Age"


"THAT WAS THEN / THIS IS NOW"

In this section, we will offer interesting statistics that compare Newport past and present. We will try to represent our data as accurately as possible.


Our first list will compare the numbers of various types of businesses in Newport, Rhode Island in the year 1949 and 1997: the business classification will be listed first followed by the number of businesses in Newport for the year 1949 and then the number in Newport in the year 1997.

ACCOUNTANTS: 7 / 26

ANTIQUES: 10 / 43

ATTORNEYS: 1 / lots & lots

AUTO DEALERS: 20 / 2

BAKERS: 9 / 13

BARBERS: 38 / 5

BOAT BUILDERS AND REPAIRS: 4 / 7

BUS LINES: 2 / 1

DENTISTS: 31 / 22

DRESS MAKERS: 16 / 2

FUNERAL HOMES: 4 / 3

GAS STATIONS: 32 / 4

GROCERYS: 66 / 15

ICE DEALERS: 8 / 1

INCOME TAX CONSULTANTS: 3 / pages and pages

LIQUOR STORES: 42 / 15

NURSES 180 / 4

TO BE CONTINUED


Postcard links:

Postcard Traders Association


While you are viewing this site you may wish to visit our selected Newport, Rhode Island Web sites of note

NEWPORT AREA ANTIQUES DEALERS

This is not a link, but a list of area dealers.


NEWPORT BOOKS GALLERY


The Newport County Convention and Visitors Bureau


The City of Newport Home Page


Salve Regina University located in Newport, Rhode Island


The Newport County Chamber of Commerce


Newport Rhode Island Fire Alarm Directory with Signal Codes.



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The Drawing Room is located at 152-154 Spring Street, Newport, Rhode Island 02840.We are open daily from 11 am to 5 pm and by appointment. If you have a question about an item listed in this document please call us at 1-401-841-5060. All images copyright by F. Santi, 1998

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