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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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161.
Accomodation Wharf
Accomodation Wharf Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.157, scene near Accomodation Wharf. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - ruins on Accomodation Wharf.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Accomodation Wharf as opposite 176 East Bay Street.
162.
Exchange Street
Exchange Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.28, Exchange Street.
163.
Prioleau Street
Prioleau Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - ruins of cotton warehouse on Prioleau St.'
164.
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.
165.
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.
166.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Wharf Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.125, Scene near Atlantic Wharf.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists Atlantic Wharf at the rear of the Post Office.
167.
Gas Works
Gas Works Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.34, Gas Works.'
168.
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.
169.
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.'
170.
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.'
171.
East Bay Street
East Bay Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.82, East Bay Street.' Sign for Jas [James] Ackermann at 114 East Bay is visible.
172.
Prioleau Street
Prioleau Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.191, Prioleau Street, 60 days after.'
173.
Prioleau Street
Prioleau Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.73, View on Prioleau Street.'
174.
Vendue Range
Vendue Range Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.25, Vendue Range.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Vendue Range, foot of Queen St. near the wharf.' Sign for John Werner visible. Charleston city directory for 1886 shows business at 27 Vendue Range.
175.
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.
176.
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.
177.
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.
178.
East Bay Street
East Bay Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly from Cook's Earthquake views, No.31, Tenement houses on East Bay. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - house on East Bay near Tradd.' Sign on building at left, reads: 'Ship & Family Groceries' known to be at the corner of East Bay and Queen. Sign on building at right, reads: '65' and possibly 'Sahlmann.' 1886 Charleston city directory lists L. Sahlmann, Hay & Grain, at 83 East Bay.
179.
East Bay Street
East Bay Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Wm M. Bird & Co. East Bay & Cumberland St.' Sign on building reads: '205, Wm. M. Bird & Co' and '203, Wm E. Holmes.'
180.
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.