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As It Was

         Listen to the History of Woonsocket Mayors
by Historian, Raymond Bacon

                                                         
                   
                   Part I                                            Part IV
                
                   Part II                                           Part V 
                
                   Part III                                          Part VI
                                                       
Enjoy "Mayors of Woonsocket, RI" and "Postcard Pictures of Woonsocket"

Mayors of Woonsocket, RI
          with help from Mr. Raymond Bacon


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George H. Grant 
1889-1890
Daniel Pond
1890-1893 
Aram J. Pothier
1894-1896 
 George Greene
1896-1897
       











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George Batchelor
1897-1899 
George Greene 
1899-1902
Alphonse Gaulin, Jr.
1903-1905 
 Adelard Archambault
1905-1907
       
 


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William O. Park
1907-1909 
 James Mullen
1909-1911
Raphael Daignault
1911-1914 
David Snyder
1915-1917 
       
 

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 Adelard Archambault
1917-1919
 Adelard Soucy
1919-1927
J. Hector Paquin
1927-1931
Felix Toupin
1931-1937


   
 

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 Joseph Pratt
1937-1939
Felix Toupin
1939-1941 
 Henri Roberge
1941-1942
Ernest Dupre
1943-1949 
   

 



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Guillaume Parent
1949-1953
Kevin K. Coleman
1953-1957 
 Jean-Paul Soucy
1957-1959
Kevin K. Coleman
1959-1965 
       
 

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 A. Edgar Lussier
1965-1971
John A. Cummings
1971-1975 
 Gerard G. Bouley
1975-1981
Gaston A. Ayotte
1981-1985 




 



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 Charles C. Baldelli
1985-1989
Francis Lanctot
1989-1995 
Susan D. Menard
1995-2009 
Leo T. Fontaine
2009-2013 
       
 

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Lisa Baldelli-Hunt
2013- 

Postcard pictures of Woonsocket
 courtesy of

Mr. Larry Poitras

Enlarge pictures by hovering cursor over picture.

Dates are from postmarks on postcards.
Aerial Views of Woonsocket
 

 
 1905 Glimpse of Woonsocket 1910 View of Social District  Bird's Eye View of Woonsocket 
     
Court St Bridge from
Court House 
 Center of Woonsocket
from Bridge
View from Sayle St. Bridge 
   
 1908 Blackstone River
and Fairmount
 View from Bernon Heights
Woonsocket Churches and Their Buildings
     
 1908 St. Ann Gymnasium 1908 St. Ann Rectory  1908 St. Ann Gymnasium
and Rectory 
     
St. Ann's Church and Convent   St. Ann's Parochial School Parish Priests 
     
 St. Ann's Church Foundation  St. Ann's Church
Construction
St. Ann's Church
Construction 
     
1916 St. Ann's Crew  1900 St. Charles School  St. Charles Church 
     
1914 Jesus Marie  Convent of Jesus Mary  1943 Globe Congregational
Church
     
 1917 Precious Blood Church Precious Blood Church
and Rectory 
1945 St. Anthony Church 

 

   
 Advent Church, Park Ave. Our Lady of Victory Church  Polish Church and Rectory 
     
 St. James Episcopal Church St. James Epicopal Church
and Parish House 
1910 New Methodist Church 
   
 1913 Baptist Church 1907 Sacred Heart College 
Landmarks
     
 1740 Elder Ballou
Meeting House
 1910 Coble Rock  Coble Rock
     
 1914 Willow St. School  1915 Grove St. School  1923 Y.W.C.A.
     
 Central Police Station City Hall and
Harris Library 
City Hall 
     
 Club Canadien  Club Emabassy  Cold Spring Park
   
 Cold Spring Park Court House 
     
 Depot NY NH and H RR Station  Woonsocket Depot 
     
 Railroad Station Earle Street School  1911 Elder Ballou
Meeting House of 1740 
     
 Elks Hall and Bijou Theatre Woonsocket Lodge of Elks  High School 
     
 Woonsocket High School Kendrick Ave. School McCarthy's Store 
     
Mt. St. Francis  Dormitory of
St. Francis Orphanage 
Mt. St. Francis Chapel 
     
Odd Fellows Building
Bernon St. 
OLV, Social St.  Police Station 
     
 Pumping Station  RI Hospital Trust Social St. Pool 
     
St. James Hotel   St. Vincent DePaul Home
for Orphans
 WFD Station 3
     
 WFD Station 5 WFD Station 5   Winnesuket Country Club
     
 Woonsocket Post Office Woonsocket Hospital   YMCA
 
 Zanzibar
Streets of Woonsocket
     
 188 4th Ave. 1905 East School St.  1905 Longley Building 
     
1905 Social Corner  1906 Court St. Bridge and
Court House 
1907 Prospect St. 
     
 1908 Hall and Lyon Co. 1909 Main St.   1910 Court St. Bridge
     
 1910 Hamlet and
Carrington Avenues
1910 Harris Ave.  1910 Main St. 
     
 1910 Rathbun St.  1910 Social Corner  1912 Depot Square
     
 1912 Entrance to
Harris Estate
1912 Market Square
looking East 
 1913 Main St from
Clinton St.
     
1913 Main St.  1914 Main St. and
Monument Square 
1922
200 Park Ave. 
     
1927 Edward St. Bridge  1940's Main Street  Blackstone St. 
     
 City Hall and
Harris Institute
Court St. Bridge  Covered Bridge 
Built 1898 
     
 Depot Square  Desrochers Bros. Engineer's Residence
Pumping Station 
     
 Flynn Square
Clinton St. Market
 Greene Street Grove Street 
     
Hamlet Ave. Bridge  Highland St.  Main Street 
     
 Main Street Main St., Bijou  Market Square from
Arnold St. 
     
 Monument Square
looking North
Prospect Street  Providence St. 
     
 Rathbun St. South Main St and
Globe Church 
 Soldier's Monument and
Monument Square
     
 Soldiers Monument  Spring Street West Park Place 
People
     
 1911 Bresnahan
Grocery Delivery
Cherry Brook
NE Coal 
 New England Coal
     
Joseph L. Gregoire
Meats and Groceries 
Paul Carpenter
Fruit and Produce 
Store Clerks 
Location Unknown
 
Viewing Stand
Location Unknown 
Mills
     
 1909 Taft Pierce Mills  1910 American Wringer  1910 Blackstone River and
Nourse Mills
     
 Alice Mill-
Woonsocket Rubber
Alice Mills Rubber Mfg Plant   Alice Rubber Works
     
 Globe Mill  Hamlet Mills  Lafayette Worsted Mills
     
Lawton Spinning Co.  Perseverance 
Worsted Mills 
Social Mfg Co Mills 
     
 Social Mill of Manville Co  Social Mills Social Mfg Co Mills
from Pond 
 
Woonsocket Machine & Press Co 
Bridges and Water

 

   
1907 Blackstone Falls  1908 Globe Bridge
looking up river 
 1911 Bernon Falls
     
 1911 Little Island
Harris Pond
 1913 New Bernon Bridge
and Dam
 Blackstone River
near Pumping Station
     
Globe Bridge and
Blackstone River 
Hamlet Bridge and
Blackstone River 
Harris Pond
Woonsocket Junction 
     
 River Scene at
Cold Spring Park
 View from Sayles St. Bridge  
     
 Woonsocket Falls and
Sayles St. Bridge
Woonsocket Falls   Winnesuket Canoe
Club House


Postcards are Complete.
Hope you enjoy them.

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