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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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Charleston Hotel
Charleston Hotel Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly a copy of No.11 of Cook's Earthquake Views. Shows damage to the Charleston Hotel, demolished in 1960, which stood at 200 Meeting Street. 'Charleston Hotel, Hayne & Pinckney' is typewritten onto the image. Hayne and Pinckney Streets were two of the boundary streets that surrounded the hotel.
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Broad and Friend Streets, Firemen's Tent
Broad and Friend Streets, Firemen's Tent Charleston Earthquake scene. Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Corner of Broad & Friend Streets, Firemens [sic] Tent.'
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Hampsted Mall, tent village
Hampsted Mall, tent village Charleston Earthquake scene. Tent village in Hampsted Mall.
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Washington Square, tent village
Washington Square, tent village Charleston Earthquake scene. Tent village in Washington Square (also known as City Hall Park).
5.
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.
6.
Prioleau Street
Prioleau Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - ruins of cotton warehouse on Prioleau St.'
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Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Wharf Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - warehouse on Atlantic Wharf.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Atlantic Wharf at the rear of the Post Office.
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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.'
9.
Police Station
Police Station Charleston Earthquake scene. Caption typed at top of image: 'Main police station S.W. corner of Broad and Meeting Sts.'
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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.'
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Custom House
Custom House Charleston Earthquake scene. Caption typed at top of image: 'U.S. Custom House.'
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Jail
Jail Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Rear of the Charleston Jail.'
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Jail
Jail Charleston Earthquake scene. Copy of image of Jail. Written at bottom, lefthand corner of image: 'Jail.'