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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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181.
Wentworth Street
Wentworth Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views, No.56, Alderman Murray's residence, Wentworth Street.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Andrew B. Murray at 175 Wentworth.
182.
Ten Mile Hill, geyser
Ten Mile Hill, geyser Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly No.54 of Cook's Earthquake Views. Round geyser at Ten Mile Hill.
183.
Wilson Street
Wilson Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Residence on Wilson Street.
184.
21 King Street
21 King Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Sign at bottom of image: 'Mr. August Melm's room, 21 King Street.' Also, written on front, at bottom: 'Earthquake - Charleston S.C. 1886.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists August Melm, a local attorney, as boarding at 21 King Street.
185.
Hampsted Mall, tent village
Hampsted Mall, tent village Charleston Earthquake scene. Tent village in Hampsted Mall.
186.
Washington Square, tent village
Washington Square, tent village Charleston Earthquake scene. Tent village in Washington Square (also known as City Hall Park).
187.
Washington Square, tent village
Washington Square, tent village Charleston Earthquake scene. Tent village in Washington Square (also known as City Hall Park).
188.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Wharf Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - warehouse on Atlantic Wharf.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Atlantic Wharf at the rear of the Post Office.
189.
Broad Street
Broad Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Broad St.' Image shows The News and Courier. Charleston city directory for 1886 lists it at 19 Broad Street.
190.
East Battery, Edmondston Alston House
East Battery, Edmondston Alston House Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on reverse: 'East Battery, just below Atlantic Street. Edmonston [sic] House, later the Charles Alston residence. Now (1947) the residence of J.J. Pringle Smith. Old Holmes house on left. Earthquake of 1886 - Charleston, S.C.'
191.
East Bay Street
East Bay Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Wm M. Bird & Co. East Bay & Cumberland St.' Sign on building reads: '205, Wm. M. Bird & Co' and '203, Wm E. Holmes.'
192.
East Bay Street, Commercial Wharf and Cotton Press Co.
East Bay Street, Commercial Wharf and Cotton Press Co. Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Commercial Cotton Press, East Bay.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Commercial Wharf and Cotton Press, Co. on East Bay Street and Longitude Lane.
193.
Jail
Jail Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Rear of the Charleston Jail.'
194.
King Street
King Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Written on image: 'Ruins King St.'
195.
Market Street, Sailors' Home
Market Street, Sailors' Home Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Sailor's Home, Charleston, S.C. after the Earthquake.' Sign at top of building reads: 'Charleston Port Society.'
196.
Police Station
Police Station Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on reverse: 'Down town Guard house. South west corner [of] Meeting and Broad Sts., Charleston, S.C.'
197.
Prioleau Street
Prioleau Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - ruins of cotton warehouse on Prioleau St.'
198.
26 East Battery, C.H. Drayton residence
26 East Battery, C.H. Drayton residence Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on reverse: 'Residence of C.H. Drayton. 26 East Battery. S.W. corner of Atlantic. 1886 Earthquake.'
199.
College of Charleston
College of Charleston Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Charleston College.'
200.
Marion Square, tent village
Marion Square, tent village Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Marion Square - Citadel Academy in rear.' Tent village populated primarily by African-Americans. Policeman standing to the right.
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