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Do you have stories of Mashapaug Pond, the Gorham Manufacturing Company, and Providence's Reservoir Triangle and West End? What was there before the industrial park next to Mashapaug Pond? Did you participate in the Tracing Mashapaug project? Join…

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Gorham's later years were marked by increased conflict between employees and management. Scott Molloy, a professor of labor and industrial relations at the University of Rhode Island, grew up in Reservoir Triangle. In this interview excerpt, he…

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Wilbur Jennings, the Councilman for Ward 8 (Elmwood, Reservoir, West End) on the Providence City Council, is a long-time resident of the neighborhoods near Mashapaug Pond. In this excerpt, he shares some of his childhood memories, his thoughts about…

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"...it is essential to the health of the neighborhood that they be not polluted by dumping or the crowding of buildings on their shores."

-Report of the Board of Metropolitan Park Commissioners to the Rhode Island General Assembly at its January…

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Includes a mold, a brick from the Gorham site, Erik Gould and Erik Carlson's photographs from the abandoned factory, and Gorham tableware.

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