Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Description

Mobile home site in Glocester, RI. During this time, rural towns in Rhode Island such as Glocester, Charlestown, Narragansett, and West Greenwich reported a rapid growth in population. With increases in the popuation averaging around 40% people turned to alternative forms of housing such as mobile homes.

Notes

http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/rhodeislandhistory/chapt8.html

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Mobile homes -- Rhode Island -- Glocester; Dwellings -- Rhode Island -- Providence;

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Glocester

Keywords

mobile homes; Glocester; housing;

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