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Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 47, February 1989

In this issue:

The Newport Asylum for the Poor: A Successful Nineteenth-Century Institutional Response to Social Dependency by Anthony S. Nicolosi Newport Asylum for the Poor poor relief binding out of the poor almshouse Steven T. Northam treatment of the poor treatment of the insane Coasters Harbor Island

The Resort of Pure Fashion: Newport, Rhode Island, 1890-1914 by Barbara A. Schreier and Michele Majer Newport resort of the rich The Four Hundred Women’s domination of Newport Society Alva Vanderbilt Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish women’s fashions Newport Casino Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont Bailey’s Beach

Rhode Island Miscellany: The Men’s Bars of Rhode Island by Edward Widmer Class C bars Men‚Äôs Bars Melay‚Äôs Tap Mike‚Äôs 17 Bar masculine culture Golden Grill Prohibition Narragansett Brewery check cashing

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