Richard Aubin-Fischer photographs of United Farm Workers strike in Coachella, California
Thirty (30) color photographic slides taken by Dr. Richard Aubin-Fischer who was a minister with United Church of Christ and participated in the 1973 United Farm Workers strike against the growers and the United Brotherhood of Teamsters in Coachella, California.
The Rhode Island Stereocard Collection contains stereograms with images related to geographic locations, buildings and organizations in the State of Rhode Island as well as various miscellaneous images found with the collection.
Providence Public Library Special Collections, Rhode Island Collection
The Seven Hills Garden Club of Providence, Rhode Island, was founded in 1937 to "stimulate an interest in horticulture for purposes of civic betterment, and to enable each member to enjoy her own garden more intelligently." These records were kept in two notebooks by the Seven Hills Garden Club librarian and include by-laws, programs, clippings, photographs, some minutes, membership lists, memorial tributes to past members, and reports. In addition to documenting a women's club and the horticultural activities of a number of Providence women over several decades of the twentieth century, this collection provides some information about individual members and about the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs.
Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications
3.83 linear feet (10 slide boxes and 2 document boxes)
This collection comprises over 10,000 slides and 370 editorial columns published in Rhode Island newspapers, spanning the 1950s through the 2000s. Materials document the studies and travels of Professor Chester Smolski, who was a Professor of Geography and Director of the Urban Studies Program at Rhode Island College.
The Southside Community Land Trust records contain information on the organization’s efforts to develop community gardens in South Providence and provide educational programming. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers, printed materials, meeting minutes, site plans and financial papers.