A HISTORY OF BRISTOL'S SCHOOLS FROM 1680 TO 1800
This exhibit explores what it was like to attend school before there were Chromebooks. It features examples of learning tools, textbooks and lesson books, as well as samples of penmanship and spelling. Also on display are historic student publications, report cards, merit slips, and a timeline of Bristol's school buildings prior to 1800.
OPEN from 1 to 5 p.m.
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays .
Class in the Burton School, 140 High Street, Bristol.
DIFFERENT TOOLS, DIFFERENT VIEWS
Doughnut mold made from salvaged German medals and bullet casing by Corporal Jack [Graro]
THE FACES OF THE BRISTOL RUBBER INDUSTRY
Rubber worker standing next to a 1000-pound ball of rubber.
NEVER DONE: WOMEN'S WORK
The extraordinary photograph above pictures a woman applying wallpaper assisted by an unknown man.
The mission of the Society is to stimulate interest in the history of Bristol, Rhode Island, through education, research, and the collection and preservation of historic objects.
The Bristol Historical & Preservation Society is a 501(c)(3) Organization.
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