Wooden Building After the 1938 Tornado

Wooden Building After the 1938 Tornado
Photograph of wooden building demolished by the first tornado of September 29, 1938. The photograph is marked with a small green X to show the location of the body of a man killed by the tornado. Handwritten on back of photo: "1st tornado came in by Battery near Miller's junk yard - Laurence [Laurens?] Street. This shed is on top of small Negro house. The Negro was dead when found. Sept. 29, '38."
1938 Tornado Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution:
Margaretta Childs Archives at Historic Charleston Foundation
Media Type:
Topical Subject:
Dwellings--South Carolina--Charleston, Tornado damage--South Carolina--Charleston, African Americans--Housing--South Carolina--Charleston, Lost architecture--South Carolina--Charleston
Geographic Subject:
Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Shelving Locator:
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
Digitization Specifications:
600 dpi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL, Archival masters are tiffs.
Copyright Status Statement:
Copyright status undetermined.
Access Information:
For more information contact Archivist/Librarian; Historic Charleston Foundation; P.O. Box 1120; Charleston, SC 29402.