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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.
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East Battery, Ravenel residence
East Battery, Ravenel 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 Mr. Ravenell [sic], President Northeastern R.R.'
3.
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.'
4.
Jail
Jail Caption: 'Charleston Earthquake. Photographs by Dr. E.P. Howland, taken on his visit to Charleston and the earthquake region of Ten Mile Hill and Summerville. Over 150 Photographs were taken. Charleston Jail and cracked wall, unsafe and condemned.'
5.
Charleston Orphan House
Charleston Orphan House Caption: 'Charleston Earthquake. Photographs by Dr. E.P. Howland, taken on his visit to Charleston and the earthquake region of Ten Mile Hill and Summerville. Over 150 photographs were taken. Orphans and tents in which they lived.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - orphans, standing the yard of the Orphan House.'
6.
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.
7.
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.'
8.
Meeting Street
Meeting Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.106, Corner Meeting and Chalmers Streets.'
9.
Charleston Orphan House
Charleston Orphan House Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.119, Orphan's Chapel.'
10.
Minott residence, Summerville
Minott residence, Summerville Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.141, Minott residence, Summerville.'
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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.
12.
Private residence, interior
Private residence, interior Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.155, Interior of a private house.'
13.
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.
14.
(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.'
15.
Dorchester Church Tower
Dorchester Church Tower Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.166, Dorchester Church Tower, rear.'
16.
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.
17.
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.'
18.
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.
19.
Beaufain Street
Beaufain Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.171, a kitchen, Beaufain Street.'
20.
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.