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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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121.
[Elliott Street]
[Elliott Street] Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity.' Possibly mislabeled, may be from Cook's Series 2, No.120, Elliott Street.
122.
George Street
George Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.116, wreck in George Street.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake view - Ruins in George St.'
123.
Gillon Street
Gillon Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.193, Gillon Street.'
124.
Hassell Street, Lazarus residence
Hassell Street, Lazarus residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.182, Porch of Lazarus House.' Hassell Street. Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Mrs. B.D. Lazarus at 64 Hassell Street.
125.
Hassell Street, Lazarus residence
Hassell Street, Lazarus residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.61, Mrs. B.D. Lazarus, Hasel [sic] St.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Mrs. B.D. Lazarus at 64 Hassell Street.
126.
King Street
King Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.93, No.11 King Street.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Private residence on King St. near South Battery.'
127.
King Street
King Street Charleston Earthquake Scene. Written on image: 'Ruins King St.'
128.
King Street
King Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.42, House in King Street.'
129.
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.'
130.
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].
131.
St. Mary's Church
St. Mary's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.79, St. Mary's Church. [And handwritten] Hasell Street.'
132.
Medical College
Medical College Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.5, Medical College.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Charleston Medical College. Queen Street.'
133.
Medical College
Medical College Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.89, Medical College, interior.'
134.
Citadel
Citadel Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.12, Citadel Academy.' Shows Citadel when located on Marion Square.
135.
College of Charleston
College of Charleston Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake Views. Series No.2. No.169, College of Charleston, front [captioning missing, 'Cook No.169' handwritten on reverse].
136.
Ten Mile Hill, fissure under house
Ten Mile Hill, fissure under house Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.52, fissure under house, Ten Mile Hill.'
137.
rear of Women's Exchange, Chalmers Street
rear of Women's Exchange, Chalmers Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.184, Rear of Woman's Exchange. [And handwritten] Chalmers Street.'
138.
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.'
139.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886.' Possibly No.178, but corresponding captioning is missing. Handwritten on reverse: 'Formerly St. Luke's Episcopal now [New Tabernacle] Fourth Baptist Church, 22 Elizabeth Street.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - St. Luke's Episcopal Church.'
140.
Ten Mile Hill, two geysers
Ten Mile Hill, two geysers Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.50, Two geysers, Ten Mile Hill.'