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



Kay Davis presented this electronic thesis to the graduate faculty of the University of Virginia in candidacy for the degree of Master of Arts, summer 2001. Site redesign and extensions, fall 2002 and winter 2003.

Thanks to staff at the Newport Historical Society, the Preservation Society of Newport County, and the Fall River Historical Society for their assistance.

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Kay Davis, University of Virginia, © 2001