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The Church of the Nazarene First .pdf
What is the history of the Church of the Nazarene First (170 Reservoir Ave)? Is it the only church to occupy this site? What is its role in the neighborhood?

Gorham Awareness Raising Isaza.docx
In what ways have community activists tried to call attention to environmental concerns at the Gorham site?

Demographics of Reservoir Triangle.pdf
On the east side of the Pond is Crescent Street neighborhood (bounded by Crescent, Adelaide and Reservoir). How has this residential area changed over time, in terms of demographics (owners/renters; occupations of workers; race/ethnic background of…

Native History and Mashapaug .docx
In the 1930s, a gathering of several indigenous groups (Narragansett, Nip-muck, Wampanoag, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Misquamicut, Niantic) occurred at Mashapaug Pond. Why did they gather and what was the outcome?

Did Gorham employees ever unionize? Ever attempt to?

Research Report Chang (new).pdf
What is the history of the Murphy-Trainor Memorial Park (dedicated 1994) and the J.T. Owens Park? How and why were they created?

This bronze statue, cast by Gorham's Bronze Division in 1893, gives name to Columbus Square at the intersection of Elmwood and Reservoir Avenues in Providence. It is a replica of silver statue sculpted by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, the sculptor of…

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?

Gorham Hollowware Production.pdf
What was the process of creating a Gorham silver tea set in 1910?

Ocean State Job Lot Plaza.docx
When and why was the Ocean State Job Lot plaza built? What did it replace?
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