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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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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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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.1, St. Michael's Church, showing cracks.'
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.2, St. Michael's Church, Interior.'
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.2, St. Michael's Church, Interior.' Handwritten along bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - interior of St. Michael's Church.' Very similar to MK 4133.
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.107, St. Michael's under repairs.
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity, Series No.2. No.153, Main aisle of St. Michael's Church, showing fissures and upheavals.'
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St. Michael's Church and Police Station
St. Michael's Church and Police Station St.Michael's Church, at left, and Police Station, at right.
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21 King Street
21 King Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Sign at bottom of image: 'Mr. August Melm's room, 21 King Street.' Also, written on front, at bottom: 'Earthquake - Charleston S.C. 1886.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists August Melm, a local attorney, as boarding at 21 King Street.
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corner of Cumberland and Meeting Streets
corner of Cumberland and Meeting Streets Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.44, Corner of Cumberland and Meeting Streets.'
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Huguenot Church
Huguenot Church Caption: Cook's Earthquake Vies of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.96, Huguenot Church'
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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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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.'
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Unitarian Church
Unitarian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake View of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.14, Unitarian Church, exterior.'
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Unitarian Church
Unitarian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.128, Tower of Unitarian Church.'
15.
Unitarian Church
Unitarian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.15, Unitarian Church, interior.'
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First (Scots) Presbyterian Church
First (Scots) Presbyterian Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.99, Rear of Scotch Church.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Rear of First Presbyterian Church.'
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(Fire) Engine House, No.5
(Fire) Engine House, No.5 Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.35, No.5 Engine House.'
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(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.'
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First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.76, First Baptist Church, front.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - First Baptist Church, Church Street.'
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Goose Creek Church
Goose Creek Church Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Goose Creek Church.'