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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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Roper Hospital, Queen Street
Roper Hospital, Queen Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.4, Roper Hospital.' Shows Roper Hospital when at Queen Street location.
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Queen Street
Queen Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.110, View on Queen Street.'
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Medical College
Medical College Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.5, Medical College.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Charleston Medical College. Queen Street.'
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Vendue Range
Vendue Range Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.25, Vendue Range.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Vendue Range, foot of Queen St. near the wharf.' Sign for John Werner visible. Charleston city directory for 1886 shows business at 27 Vendue Range.
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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 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.