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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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161.
Broad and Friend Streets, Firemen's Tent
Broad and Friend Streets, Firemen's Tent Charleston Earthquake scene. Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Corner of Broad & Friend Streets, Firemens [sic] Tent.'
162.
chasm to left of South Carolina railroad
chasm to left of South Carolina railroad Charleston Earthquake scene. Handwritten on reverse: '9 mile bottom - South Carolina railroad - chasm on left. Track was originally a tangent. Caused by earthquake, 1886. Track cut of line.'
163.
Citadel Green
Citadel Green Charleston Earthquake scene. Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Citadel Green. Erecting Tents.'
164.
Old Hospital, Trapman Street
Old Hospital, Trapman Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Labeled 'Old Hospital' in lower left corner, with 'Trapman Street' handwritten at bottom, front. Additional note on reverse: 'See Cook No.189 [from Series 2, which is captioned as 'Ruins of Colored hospital.']
165.
Charleston Hotel
Charleston Hotel Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly a copy of No.11 of Cook's Earthquake Views. Shows damage to the Charleston Hotel, demolished in 1960, which stood at 200 Meeting Street. 'Charleston Hotel, Hayne & Pinckney' is typewritten onto the image. Hayne and Pinckney Streets were two of the boundary streets that surrounded the hotel.
166.
Ten Mile Hill, fissure
Ten Mile Hill, fissure Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly a copy of one of Cook's Earthquake Views. Three men and a boy standing near a fissure at Ten Mile Hill.
167.
Bedon's Alley
Bedon's Alley Charleston Earthquake Scene. Possibly copy of Cook's Earthquake Views (Series No.2) No.121, Bedon's Alley.
168.
Accomodation Wharf
Accomodation Wharf Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.157, scene near Accomodation Wharf. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - ruins on Accomodation Wharf.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Accomodation Wharf as opposite 176 East Bay Street.
169.
Calhoun Street
Calhoun Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views, Series No.2, No.102. Ruins on Calhoun Street.
170.
College of Charleston
College of Charleston Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views. Series No.2. No.169, College of Charleston, front [captioning missing, 'Cook No.169' handwritten on reverse].
171.
East Battery, Ravenel residence
East Battery, Ravenel residence Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views, no.63. William Ravenel, East Battery, rear. Written on front, at bottom: 'Wm Ravenel's, East Battery.'
172.
East Bay Street
East Bay Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.31, Tenement houses on East Bay. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - house on East Bay near Tradd.' Sign on building at left, reads: 'Ship & Family Groceries' known to be at the corner of East Bay and Queen. Sign on building at right, reads: '65' and possibly 'Sahlmann.' 1886 Charleston city directory lists L. Sahlmann, Hay & Grain, at 83 East Bay.
173.
Exchange Street
Exchange Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.28, Exchange Street.
174.
King Street
King Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views, No.20, King Street above Broad Street.
175.
Meeting Street, African-American school house
Meeting Street, African-American school house Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views. No.39, Colored school house, Meeting Street [captioning missing, handwritten note references that line].
176.
Otranto Plantation, Club House
Otranto Plantation, Club House Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.45, Club house, Otranto, front.
177.
Post Office
Post Office Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Dr. E.P. Howland's series. Charleston Post Office (Exchange Building) shored up by timbers. [Copy]
178.
Post Office
Post Office Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.10, Post Office.' Typed on image at top: 'Old Post Office (Exchange Bldg).'
179.
Post Office
Post Office Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.74, wreck in rear of Post Office, showing shell hole made during the war.'
180.
Tradd Street, Kenney residence
Tradd Street, Kenney residence Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views. No.68, John Kenney, Tradd Street. Charleston city directory for 1886 shows listing for John B. Kenney at 142 Tradd.
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