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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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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.'
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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.
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Bedon's Alley
Bedon's Alley Charleston Earthquake Scene. Possibly copy of Cook's Earthquake Views (Series No.2) No.121, Bedon's Alley.
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Calhoun Street
Calhoun Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views, Series No.2, No.102. Ruins on Calhoun Street.
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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.
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Citadel Green
Citadel Green Charleston Earthquake scene. Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Citadel Green. Erecting Tents.'
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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].
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Coming Street, Robson residence
Coming Street, Robson residence Written on reverse: 'House in which young Mr. Robson was killed. Two young ladies were buried in the ruins were rescued. Coming near Cannon.' Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views, No.132, residence of J.N. Robson, from west. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake view. Residence of Mr. J.N. Robson, whose eldest son was killed.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows James N. Robson at 200 Coming Street.
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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.
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Exchange Street
Exchange Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.28, Exchange Street.
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King Street
King Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views, No.20, King Street above Broad Street.
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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].
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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.']
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Otranto Plantation, Club House
Otranto Plantation, Club House Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.45, Club house, Otranto, front.
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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.'
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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).'
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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.
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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.
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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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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.