Class and Leisureat America's First ResortNewport, Rhode Island1870-1914



Newport History

Negotiating Class through Leisure

From Religious Haven to Popular Destination

Newport Maps


Class

Upper-Class Newport

Middle-Class Newport

Working-Class Newport

Conspicuous Consumption

Class Segregation


Leisure

Upper-Class Leisure

Middle-Class Leisure

Working-Class Leisure

Advertising Newport

Fall River Line and Other Steamers

Newport's Nickel Trolleys


Biographies

Alexander Agassiz

Caroline Schermerhorn Astor

William Backhouse Astor Jr.

Isaac Bell

Alva Vanderbilt Belmont

Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont

James Gordon Bennett Jr.

Edward J. Berwind

Paul Bourget

Ogden Codman Jr.

George T. Downing

Maud Howe Elliott

Stuyvesant Fish

Mary Ann (Mamie) Fish

Ogden Goelet

Peter Harrison

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Julia Ward Howe

Richard Morris Hunt

William Morris Hunt

Henry James

William James

George Noble Jones

John La Farge

Emma Lazarus

Elizabeth Drexel Lehr

Harry Lehr

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce

Colonel Godfrey Malbone

Samuel Ward McAllister

McKim, Mead, and White

Richard Munday

Hermann Oelrichs

Theresa Fair Oelrichs

Frederick Law Olmsted

Abraham Redwood

Henry Hobson Richardson

Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Alfred Smith

H. A. C. Taylor

Horace Trumbauer

Richard Upjohn

James J. Van Alen

Reverend Mahlon Van Horne

Consuelo Vanderbilt

Cornelius Vanderbilt II

Frederick W. Vanderbilt

Grace Wilson Vanderbilt

William K. Vanderbilt

Thorstein Veblen

William Wetmore

Edith Wharton

Edward R. Wharton


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Newport History

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Kay Davis, University of Virginia, © 2001