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Old Slater Mill, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, circa 1940-1953

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Alternate title:Old Slater Mill, built 1793, first cotton mill in America, Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Summary:The old Slater Mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, circa 1940-1953. Built in 1793, the old Slater Mill was the first cotton mill in America. Postmark date: September 7, 1953; Postcard number: 5003; Message included. Message reads: "Dear Alice, Thanks again for everything. We arrived home at 7:30 p.m. Had a short rain storm in Canterbury about 10 minutes then sun came out and it was beautiful. Everett's brother who is in the hospital took a turn for the worse. Tuesday he is very low. We are going to see him today. They were glad we got home. Lots of love. Margaret and Everett. XX"
Provider:American Art Post Card Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Brookline
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
1941-1950
1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Rhode Island
Geographical subject – Settlement:Pawtucket
Topical subjects:Cities & towns
Cotton industry
MIlls
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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