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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 Baptist Church
First Baptist Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.76, First Baptist Church, front.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - First Baptist Church, Church Street.'
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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.'
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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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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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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.'
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Mariner's Church
Mariner's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.150, Mariner's Church, exterior." Also, handwritten at bottom of image: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Mariners' Church, Church Street ? East Bay'
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St. Luke's Episcopal Church
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886.' Possibly No.178, but corresponding captioning is missing. Handwritten on reverse: 'Formerly St. Luke's Episcopal now [New Tabernacle] Fourth Baptist Church, 22 Elizabeth Street.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - St. Luke's Episcopal Church.'
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Mariner's Church
Mariner's Church Caption: Cook's Earthquake View of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.151, Mariner's Church, interior.' Also, handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Interior of Mariners' Church, on Church Street.'
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Ashley Street, Mayor Courtenay's residence
Ashley Street, Mayor Courtenay's residence Charleston Earthquake scene, residence on Ashley Street. Handwritten on reverse: 'The residence of the Mayor of Charleston shattered by the Earthquake, Aug[us]t 31st 1886 and occupied by the Mayor's family unitl May 1887. Courtnay's [sic] residence. E.V.V. made bust of this man.'
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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.'
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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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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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Rutledge Street, tent village
Rutledge Street, tent village Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.86, tents, Rutledge St[reet] Terrace.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake views - tents on Rutledge Terrace.'
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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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Prioleau Street
Prioleau Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - ruins of cotton warehouse on Prioleau St.'
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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.
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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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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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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.'