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1886 Charleston Earthquake Photograph Collection

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    • Earthquake scene, St. Michael's Church and Guard House

    • 1886-09-01
    • An image of the earthquake damage to St. Michael's Church and the Guard House in Charleston, South Carolina. "Earthquake scene St. Michael Church and Guard House Charleston, S.C.," handwritten, appears in the lower right corner of the photograph....
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Earthquake damage on Market Street

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features a view of the quake damage on Market Street in Charleston, South Carolina. "Market St, Charleston, S.C. Sept 1-86, [illegible] Thomasville, Ga., Artist," handwritten, appears toward the lower left corner of the photograph....
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Quake destruction at the Guard House

    • 1886-09-01
    • Southwest corner King and Broad Streets. There is an image in the set of St. Michael's Church and the Guard House. This image is a different view of the latter. The massive earthquake occurred on August 31, 1886.
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • View of ground damage

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features a view of a sizable crack in the ground at an unidentified location in Charleston, South Carolina, following the earthquake. The massive earthquake occurred on August 31, 1886.
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Ruins of King Street in Charleston, South Carolina

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features an image of the ruins left as a result of the 1886 earthquake on King Street in Charleston, South Carolina. A young boy is pictured at the center of the photograph. "Ruins King St Charleston Sc," handwritten, appears...
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Hayne Street quake destruction

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph displays the damages left from the 1886 earthquake on Hayne Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Civilians can be seen walking in the rubble and sitting along the buildings. Remnant business signs include, "S. A. Nelson & Co....
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Quake damage on King Street near Vanderhorst Street

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features an image of the destruction caused by the earthquake to a structure on King Street, near Vanderhorst Street, in Charleston, South Carolina. "King Street - near Vanderhorst," and "King Street near Vand," handwritten, appear...
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Ground damage in Charleston, South Carolina

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features an image of the quake damage caused to the ground at an unidentified location in Charleston, South Carolina. The massive earthquake occurred on August 31, 1886.
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Destruction at the corner of Cumberland and East Bay Streets

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph captures the damage caused by the earthquake at the corner of Cumberland and East Bay Streets in Charleston, South Carolina. Handwritten, "Cor Cumberland and East Bay, Charleston, S.C. Sept. 1-86, Gottwals Artist, Thomasville Ga,"...
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Quake destruction at Hibernian Hall

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features an image of the destruction caused by the earthquake at Hibernian Hall in Charleston, South Carolina. "Hibernian Hall," handwritten, appears beneath the image. The massive earthquake occurred on August 31, 1886.
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Earthquake destruction on King Street near Queen Street

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph captures the destruction of buildings on King Street near Queen Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Civilians can be seen gathering near the lower left corner of the photograph. The massive earthquake occurred on August 31, 1886.
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • View of King Street near Queen Street

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features an image of the earthquake damage on King Street near Queen Street in Charleston, South Carolina. "King Street near Queen," handwritten, appears across the top perimeter of the photograph. The massive earthquake occurred on...
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Earthquake damage at the Smith House

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features a view of the damages caused by the earthquake to the Smith House in Charleston, South Carolina. "Smith House," handwritten, appears beneath the photograph. The massive earthquake occurred on August 31, 1886.
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Quake destruction in Charleston, South Carolina

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph displays the extensive damage caused by the earthquake at an unidentified location in Charleston, South Carolina. "H. Moses," "483," and "M. E. Meyers 485," are visible on the remaining pillars of one of the structures. The massive...
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886
    • Washington Square tent settlement

    • 1886-09-01
    • This photograph features an image of a tent settlement in Washington Square in Charleston, South Carolina. "Washington Square," handwritten, appears beneath the photograph. The massive earthquake occurred on August 31, 1886.
    • Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;Charleston (S.C.)--History--19th century;Charleston (S.C.)--Pictorial works.;Earthquakes-South Carolina-Charleston-1886

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