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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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Bennett's Mill, Storehouse
Bennett's Mill, Storehouse Caption: ' Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.164, Storehouse of Bennett's Mill.' Note on the catalog card show storehouse located at East end of Wentworth Street.
2.
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.'
3.
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.
4.
Meeting Street
Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.106, Corner Meeting and Chalmers Streets.'
5.
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.
6.
Adger's Wharf
Adger's Wharf Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.159, Storehouses Adger's Wharf.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Adger's Wharf as opposite Tradd Street on East Bay.
7.
(Fire) Engine House, No.1
(Fire) Engine House, No.1 Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.161, Engine House No.1. Chalmers Street.'
8.
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.167, rear of residence of Geo. [George] W. Williams, Jr.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows George W. Williams, Jr. at 2 Atlantic Street.
9.
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.'
10.
Rutledge Street, Buist residence
Rutledge Street, Buist residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.170, Buist residence, Rutledge Street.' Written on front, at bottom: Buist Residence, 43 Rutledge St.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows listing for Samuel S. Buist at 43 Rutledge Avenue.
11.
Beaufain Street
Beaufain Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.171, a kitchen, Beaufain Street.'
12.
Beaufain Street, B. Pressley Smith residence
Beaufain Street, B. Pressley Smith residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.172, porch of residence of B. Pressley Smith.' Beaufain Street.
13.
Limehouse Street, Hall residence
Limehouse Street, Hall residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.174, Hall residence, Limehouse Street.'
14.
Beaufain Street
Beaufain Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.179, Ruins Beaufain Street.'
15.
Broad Street, Wragg residence
Broad Street, Wragg residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.180, Wragg residence, Broad St[reet].'
16.
Beresford Street or Clifford Street
Beresford Street or Clifford Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.181, Beresford Street.' This may be Beresford Alley which is also known as Clifford Street.
17.
Hassell Street, Lazarus residence
Hassell Street, Lazarus residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.182, Porch of Lazarus House.' Hassell Street. Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Mrs. B.D. Lazarus at 64 Hassell Street.
18.
rear of Women's Exchange, Chalmers Street
rear of Women's Exchange, Chalmers Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.184, Rear of Woman's Exchange. [And handwritten] Chalmers Street.'
19.
Alexander Street, residence
Alexander Street, residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.186, Residence on Alexander Street.'
20.
Pitt Street, Lengnick residence
Pitt Street, Lengnick residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.187, residence of Mr. A. Lengnick.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Albert Lengnick at 11 Pitt Street.