This article details the life of Alfred Smith, once claimed to be the citizen that Newport owes the deepest debt of gratitude for. Smith helped to develop the real estate of the city, including the world-renowned Ocean and Bellevue Avenues.
Schumacher, Alan T.
"Newport’s Real Estate King,"
Newport History: Vol. 61
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.salve.edu/newporthistory/vol61/iss209/1