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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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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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East Bay Street
East Bay Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.154, East Bay, 60 days after the earthquake.' Written on front, at bottom: 'View on East Bay 60 days after the Earthquake.' Sign on building reads: 'Otto Tiedman & Sons.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows business at 172-174 East Bay.
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East Battery, Holmes residence
East Battery, Holmes residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.65, _____ Holmes, East Battery.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Holmes residence, East Battery.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Charles R. Holmes, Jr., at 19 East Battery.
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East Bay Street
East Bay Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.82, East Bay Street.' Sign for Jas [James] Ackermann at 114 East Bay is visible.
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East Bay Street, Commercial Wharf and Cotton Press Co.
East Bay Street, Commercial Wharf and Cotton Press Co. Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Commercial Cotton Press, East Bay.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Commercial Wharf and Cotton Press, Co. on East Bay Street and Longitude Lane.
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East Batter, Alston residence
East Batter, Alston residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.66, _____ Alston, East Battery.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows various members of the Alston family at 21 East Battery.
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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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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.'
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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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East Battery, Ravenel residence
East Battery, Ravenel residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.63, Wm [William] Ravenel, East Battery, rear.'
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East Battery, Ravenel residence
East Battery, Ravenel residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.62, Wm. [William] Ravenel, East Battery, front.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Earthquake scene, Charleston, So.Ca. - Ravenel House'
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East Battery, Ravenel residence
East Battery, Ravenel residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.64, St. Julian Ravenel, East Battery.'
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Mill at east end of Calhoun Street
Mill at east end of Calhoun Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.168, Mill, east end of Calhoun Street.'
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Bagging Factory
Bagging Factory Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.38, Bagging Factory, East end.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows the office of the Charleston Bagging Manufacturing Company at 110 East Bay. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - Rear of Bagging Factory.'
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East Bay Street
East Bay Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Wm M. Bird & Co. East Bay & Cumberland St.' Sign on building reads: '205, Wm. M. Bird & Co' and '203, Wm E. Holmes.'
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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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East Bay
East Bay Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.31, Tenement houses on East Bay.'
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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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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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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.