According to reports, FleetBoston evolved from an earlier financial institution, Providence Bank, founded by John Brown who was a slave trader and owned ships used to transport slaves.  The bank financed Brown’s slave voyages and profited from them. Brown even reportedly helped charter what became Brown University.

The enslavement of African people in the Americas by the nations and peoples of Western Europe, created the economic engine that funded modern capitalism.

Roger Williams Park 19 of Rhode Island's Most Beautiful Places | The Odyssey

19 of Rhode Island's Most Beautiful Places

A hint of romance, a touch of white on natural-coloured wood, beautiful fluting and charming iron handles – the Mediterranean rural look can be this simple and versatile. The Providence range exudes an untroubled feeling of lightness and vitality. And even if you do a spontaneous bit of rearranging, the light weight of the individual pieces of furniture means they will move exactly where you want them to. Here: a chest that can also be used as a bench.

A hint of romance, a touch of white on natural-coloured wood, beautiful fluting and charming iron handles – the Mediterranean rural look can be this simple and versatile. The Providence range exudes an untroubled feeling of lightness and vitality. And even if you do a spontaneous bit of rearranging, the light weight of the individual pieces of furniture means they will move exactly where you want them to. Here: a chest that can also be used as a bench.

A cool pic of Providence Square in Scranton, the main setting for my book, SING IN THE MORNING, CRY AT NIGHT. The Providence Bank Building is now Jay’s Office Equipment. The Palace Theater on the right is a now a sporting goods store (Bill Zingle’s when I was growing up). I’m not sure what the building on the left was, but it’s currently home to the Taurus Club. #scranton barbarajtaylor.com

A cool pic of Providence Square in Scranton, the main setting for my book, SING IN THE MORNING, CRY AT NIGHT. The Providence Bank Building is now Jay’s Office Equipment. The Palace Theater on the right is a now a sporting goods store (Bill Zingle’s when I was growing up). I’m not sure what the building on the left was, but it’s currently home to the Taurus Club. #scranton barbarajtaylor.com

RARE SILK EMBROIDERED PICTURE: THE OLD TESTAMENT STORY OF RACHEL, JACOB AND LEAH, AMY ANN TILLINGHAST, ATTRIBUTED TO THE MARY BALCH SCHOOL, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, CIRCA 1810 -  painted and embroidered in silk threads and chenille, embellished with silver beads and threads. Retains label: Peter Grinnell and Son, Main-Street Providence, Opposite the Providence Bank.  The label is inscribed, Amy Ann Tillinghast and $12.50, the cost for the reverse-painted glass and frame.  19 1/4 by 24 in.

RARE SILK EMBROIDERED PICTURE: THE OLD TESTAMENT STORY OF RACHEL, JACOB AND LEAH, AMY ANN TILLINGHAST, ATTRIBUTED TO THE MARY BALCH SCHOOL, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, CIRCA 1810 - painted and embroidered in silk threads and chenille, embellished with silver beads and threads. Retains label: Peter Grinnell and Son, Main-Street Providence, Opposite the Providence Bank. The label is inscribed, Amy Ann Tillinghast and $12.50, the cost for the reverse-painted glass and frame. 19 1/4 by 24 in.

THE BEST US CITIES TO SPEND A BIG WEEKEND, WITHOUT GOING BROKE

The Best US Cities to Spend a Big Weekend, Without Going Broke

Here is a great way to get prepared without breaking the bank! I made some for both our cars as well, better safe than sorry!

Healthy Beef Enchiladas

Here is a great way to get prepared without breaking the bank! I made some for both our cars as well, better safe than sorry! - Tap The Link Now To Find Gadgets for your Awesome Ride

Bank of America "Superman" Building, Providence, Rhode Island

Bank of America "Superman" Building, Providence, Rhode Island Both my grandfathers worked on this , at the time the Industrial Trust Bldg.

cheap DIY halloween costumes you can put together in a day!

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This easy Halloween mummy wreath is a fun way to add festive fall touch to your door! Mummy Halloween decor is probably my favorite!

Party On! How to throw a party on the cheap.

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

image viaSo, I love to throw parties. I always want to make a big hoopla about everyone's birthday and make a cake and decorate the place like it's my job.

10 Rice and Beans recipes, all from different parts of the world. Your wallet and your stomach will both thank you!

Rice and Beans Recipe Roundup

10 Rice and Beans recipes, all from different parts of the world. Your wallet and your stomach will both thank you! Try the middle eastern rice and beans and the cheesy rice and beans.

Pineapple Bars - Pretty Providence

Pineapple Bars

These Pineapple Bars are such a happy dessert! They are full of pineapple bits and the perfect treat for Spring and Summer.

Providence Hospitality Partners LLC: Comfort Inn University - Helps at Food Bank

Community Service Project Brings Out The Christmas Spirit!

Contact Chad Bank if you need an Experienced Providence Assault Lawyer!  In Rhode Island, assault is a serious charge that can result in serious consequences, so if you’ve been arrested for assault, contact the Providence assault lawyer that Rhode Island residents have trusted for more than a...

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