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Editor's Note


This issue embraces women's history, architectural history, and military history-and encapsulates three distinct eras: Post-Revolutionary Newport, the nascent Gilded Age, and the two World Wars. Evelyn M. Cherpak's article in this issue is based upon her 2001 monograph published by the Newport Historical Society: A Diplomat's Lady in Brazil: Selections from the Diary of Mary Robinson Hunter, 1834-1848. Anthony Nicolosi’s article is on the naval history of Narragansett Bay. M. Joan Youngken presents the first of two installments on the photographic portfolio assembled in 1874 by Charles Follen McKim derives from her 1998 exhibition, Picturesque Localities: The Charles F. McKim Portfolio of Newport Photographs.