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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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Meeting Street, Pringle Smith residence
Meeting Street, Pringle Smith residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.59, Pringle Smith, Meeting Street.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Earthquake scene Charleston, So.Ca.'
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First (Scots) Presbyterian Church
First (Scots) Presbyterian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.99, Rear of Scotch Church.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Rear of First Presbyterian Church.'
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First (Scots) Presbyterian Church
First (Scots) Presbyterian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. [Marked as] No.16, First Presbyterian Church [and] No.99, Rear of Scotch Church.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - First Presbyterian Church - side and rear view.'
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Hibernian Hall
Hibernian Hall Charleston Earthquake scene. Copy of No.33 of Cook's Earthquake Views. Shows the damage to the porch of Hibernian Hall on Meeting 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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First (Scots) Presbyterian Church
First (Scots) Presbyterian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.16, First Presbyterian Church.'
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First (Scots) Presbyterian Church
First (Scots) Presbyterian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.99, Rear of Scotch Church.' First (Scots) Presbyterian Church on Meeting Street.
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Hibernian Hall
Hibernian Hall Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.32, Hibernian Hall, front.' Meeting Street.
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Second Presbyterian Church
Second Presbyterian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.81, Flinn's Church.' Handwritten notation next to it and at bottom, front: '2nd Presbyterian Church.'
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Meeting Street, Inglesby residence
Meeting Street, Inglesby residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.114, residence Col. Inglesby.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Charles Inglesby at 20 Meeting Street.
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Meeting Street, J.M. Wilson residence
Meeting Street, J.M. Wilson residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.60, J.M. Wilson, Meeting St.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows James M. Wilson at 39 Meeting Street.
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Courthouse
Courthouse Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.8, U.S. Court House.' Written on bottom, at front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - United States Court House, Meeting Street.'
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity, Series No.2. No.153, Main aisle of St. Michael's Church, showing fissures and upheavals.'
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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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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.'
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Police Station
Police Station Charleston Earthquake scene. Caption typed at top of image: 'Main police station S.W. corner of Broad and Meeting Sts.'
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.2, St. Michael's Church, Interior.' Handwritten along bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - interior of St. Michael's Church.' Very similar to MK 4133.
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.1, St. Michael's Church, showing cracks.'
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.2, St. Michael's Church, Interior.'
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.107, St. Michael's under repairs.