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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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1.
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.
2.
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].
3.
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.67, G.W. Williams, Jr., Atlantic Street.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows George W. Williams, Jr. at 2 Atlantic Street.
4.
Broad Street, Bishop Northrup's residence
Broad Street, Bishop Northrup's residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.40, Bishop's house, Broad Street.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Bishop Northrup's Residence.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Bishop Henry P. Northrop at 114 Broad Street.
5.
King Street
King Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views, No.20, King Street above Broad Street.
6.
Legare Street, Brawley residence
Legare Street, Brawley residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.91, Brawley House, Legare Street.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Wm. H. Brawley at 9 Legare Street.
7.
Legare Street, Hume residence
Legare Street, Hume residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.70, E.B. Hume, Legare Street.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Errington B. Hume at 17 Legare Street.
8.
Market Street
Market Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.136, Meeting Street, cor. [of] Market.' Henry Steitz Produce is pictured. Charleston City directory for 1886 lists Henry Steitz, Fruits & Produce, at 113-115 Market Street.
9.
3 Meeting Street
3 Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.113, No.3 Meeting Street.'
10.
119 Meeting Street
119 Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.139, 119 Meeting Street, front.'
11.
119 Meeting Street
119 Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.140, 119 Meeting Street, rear.'
12.
Meeting Street
Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.152, Meeting Street, above Hasel [Hasell].'
13.
Meeting Street, Inglesby residence
Meeting Street, Inglesby residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.114, residence Col. Inglesby.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Charles Inglesby at 20 Meeting Street.
14.
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.'
15.
Meeting Street, J.M. Wilson residence
Meeting Street, J.M. Wilson residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.60, J.M. Wilson, Meeting St.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows James M. Wilson at 39 Meeting Street.
16.
Wentworth Street, Johnson residence
Wentworth Street, Johnson residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.78, Residence Wm. Johnson, Wentworth Street.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows a William Johnson at 107 Wentworth Street.
17.
Hayne Street
Hayne Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.27, Hayne Street - ruins of three large buildings.' Sign on column at left reads: 'Charleston Bag Factory.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows a bag factory at 15-19 Hayne Street.
18.
Broad Street
Broad Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.133, 5 and 7 Broad Street.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Walker, Evans & Cogswell, Broad St.' Charleston City Directory for 1886 shows Walker, Evans & Cogswell at 3-5 Broad Street. Etiwan[Phosphate] Company is at 7 Broad.
19.
Broad Street
Broad Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.22, Broad Street, north side.' Charleston Insurance & Trust, Co. is shown to the left. Charleston city directory for 1886 lists it as Ravenel, Johnson & Co. at 12 Broad Street.
20.
Broad Street
Broad Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.21, Broad Street, south side.' Sign on building, at right, reads: 'Cigars & Tobacco' and 'W.W. Smith, 27.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists William M. Smith, seal, stencil and stamp works, at 29 Broad Street.