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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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101.
Market Street, Cosgrove House
Market Street, Cosgrove House Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.75, Cosgrove House, Market St.'
102.
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.'
103.
Market Street
Market Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.115, Corner [of] Market and Anson Streets.' Sign on building reads: 'Ship & Family Groceries.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake view - cor. Market and Anson sts.'
104.
State Street
State Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.135, Corner State and Chalmers Streets.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake views - ruins cor[ner] Chalmers & State Str.'
105.
Tradd Street
Tradd Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.41, Corner of Tradd and Friend Streets.'
106.
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.
107.
Prioleau Street
Prioleau Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - ruins of cotton warehouse on Prioleau St.'
108.
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.
109.
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.
110.
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.
111.
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.
112.
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.'
113.
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.'
114.
Police Station
Police Station Charleston Earthquake scene. Caption typed at top of image: 'Main police station S.W. corner of Broad and Meeting Sts.'
115.
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.'
116.
King Street
King Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Written on image: 'Ruins King St.'
117.
Courthouse, City Hall and Fireproof Building
Courthouse, City Hall and Fireproof Building Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.36, Court House, City Hall, and Fireproof Building.'
118.
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.'
119.
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.'
120.
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.'