These 10 Photos Of Rhode Island From The Early 1900s Are Beyond Fascinating

In today’s world where we zip from one place to another in our cars on highways and where you can order a new outfit by a few taps on your phone, it can be hard to imagine a simpler time. In the early 1900s, Rhode Island was a much different place — horse-drawn buggies and city trolleys were the modes of transportation while the fashion trends included a lot more fabric and many hats. Take a look at these fascinating photos to see how much times have changed.

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If you found these photos from the early 1900s captivating, then you can take a closer look at these pictures taken during the Great Depression or these rare images captured during WWII.