BRISTOL VETERANS AND THE EVOLUTION OF MILITARY FUNERARY RITES
The challenges of military service are well known. But what about when a soldier dies in combat? This exhibit illuminates what happens to Veterans who make the ultimate sacrifice and how the practices of caring for our military dead have changed alongside changing tactics of war.
A HISTORY OF BRISTOL'S SCHOOLS FROM 1680 TO 1800
Students in class at the Burton School located at 140 High Street, Bristol.
LOST MAIN STREET: MOM & POP BUSINESSES OF BRISTOL'S PAST
As part of a RI Council for the Humanities Grant, the BH&PS created a "walk" through of LOST MAIN STREET.
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.
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