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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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Bennett's Mill, Storehouse
Bennett's Mill, Storehouse Caption: ' Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.164, Storehouse of Bennett's Mill.' Note on the catalog card show storehouse located at East end of Wentworth Street.
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Charleston Orphan House
Charleston Orphan House Caption: 'Charleston Earthquake. Photographs by Dr. E.P. Howland, taken on his visit to Charleston and the earthquake region of Ten Mile Hill and Summerville. Over 150 photographs were taken. Orphans and tents in which they lived.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - orphans, standing the yard of the Orphan House.'
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Church Street, Mrs. M.A. Snowden residence
Church Street, Mrs. M.A. Snowden residence Caption: 'Charleston Earthquake. Photographs by Dr. E.P. Howland, taken on his visit to Charleston and the earthquake region of Ten Mile Hill and Summervile. Over 150 Photographs were taken. House of Mrs. Snowden, President of Confederate Home.'
4.
East Battery, Ravenel residence
East Battery, Ravenel residence Caption: 'Charleston Earthquake. Photographs by Dr. E.P. Howland, taken on his visit to Charleston and the earthquake region of Ten Mile Hill and Summervile. Over 150 Photographs were taken. House of Mr. Ravenell [sic], President Northeastern R.R.'
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Jail
Jail Caption: 'Charleston Earthquake. Photographs by Dr. E.P. Howland, taken on his visit to Charleston and the earthquake region of Ten Mile Hill and Summerville. Over 150 Photographs were taken. Charleston Jail and cracked wall, unsafe and condemned.'
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East Bay Street
East Bay Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthqauke Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.126, East Bay, corner Queen Street.' Sign on building reads: 'Ship & Family Groceries.' Possibly J.J.W. Luden, retail grocers and ship chandlers, located 167-169 East Bay, according to the 1886 Charleston city directory.
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Unitarian Church
Unitarian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake View of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.14, Unitarian Church, exterior.'
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(Fire) Engine House, No.1
(Fire) Engine House, No.1 Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.161, Engine House No.1. Chalmers Street.'
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(Fire) Engine House, No.5
(Fire) Engine House, No.5 Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.35, No.5 Engine House.'
10.
119 Meeting Street
119 Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.139, 119 Meeting Street, front.'
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119 Meeting Street
119 Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.140, 119 Meeting Street, rear.'
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25 Legare Street
25 Legare Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.92, No.25 Legare Street.'
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3 Meeting Street
3 Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.113, No.3 Meeting Street.'
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[Elliott Street]
[Elliott Street] Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity.' Possibly mislabeled, may be from Cook's Series 2, No.120, Elliott Street.
15.
Adger's Wharf
Adger's Wharf Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.159, Storehouses Adger's Wharf.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Adger's Wharf as opposite Tradd Street on East Bay.
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Alexander Street, residence
Alexander Street, residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.186, Residence on Alexander Street.'
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Ashley Street, Mayor Courtenay's residence
Ashley Street, Mayor Courtenay's residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.90, Residence, Mayor Courtenay.' Also, handwritten on reverse: 'Ashley & Montagu [Streets].'
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Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.67, G.W. Williams, Jr., Atlantic Street.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows George W. Williams, Jr. at 2 Atlantic Street.
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Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.167, rear of residence of Geo. [George] W. Williams, Jr.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows George W. Williams, Jr. at 2 Atlantic Street.
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Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Wharf Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.125, Scene near Atlantic Wharf.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Atlantic Wharf at the rear of the Post Office.
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