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Wilbur Jennings clip 2 min.m4a
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…

WeisenbergGorhamProvidencev2.pdf
Where, in the city of Providence, are objects and papers produced by the Gorham Company? Include libraries, museums, and archival holdings as well as outdoor spaces. Include a map of locations.

researchassignment1.docx
When and why was the industrial park built on the northwest edge of the pond? What did it replace?

Alvarez-Hannah.pdf
When and why was Alvarez High School built on the site? How did local residents respond to the City’s decision to build on this site and what is the response now?

Ana Quezada edited final version.m4a
Ana Quezada is a board member of the Environmental Justice League of RI, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic and a resident of the Mashapaug Pond area. She describes some of her perceptions of the community’s connection to the pond and…
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