These 13 Houses In Rhode Island From The 1940s Will Open Your Eyes To A Different Time
By Beth Price-Williams|Published July 22, 2022
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
Sometimes all we need to do to experience another era is to take a look at the photographs – of the people and of the buildings that represented it. These houses in Rhode Island give us just a glimpse into life back in the dawn of the 1940s. From tenaments to mansions, Rhode Island’s homes represented residents from all walks of life.
What do you remember of Rhode Island in the 1940s? If you weren’t here yet, do you remember stories from your parents or grandparents? Share in the comments! Ready to turn the pages of time back even further? Check out these photos from Rhode Island in the 1920s.
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