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

Photo Gallery

Newport History
Newport in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Newport Harbor
Class
Upper-class, middle-class, and working-class Newport
Workers

Leisure
Networking, sunbathing, sports, and commercial amusements
Bathers
Transportation
Railroad, steamboat, and trolley lines to Newport
Steamer

Advertising
Promotional ads in brochures, guidebooks, and newspapers
Fall River Line Ad
Biographies
People who lived, worked, and summered in Newport
Reverend Mahlon Van Horne

Kay Davis, University of Virginia, © 2001