Main caption: 'Incidents of the Earthquake at Charleston.--drawn by Schell and Hogan.--[see page 590.]' Caption top left: 'In front of the Charleston Hotel.' Caption top right: 'looking over the roofs.' Caption middle: 'A camp on the East Battery.' Caption bottom left: 'The front wall gone.' Caption bottom center: 'In a rich man's garden.' Caption bottom right: ' On the track.' [full date September 11, 1886.]
Research still unable to definitively determine which White Hall plantation this is. Donor had family ties to both this White Hall and the Whitehall in Savannah. Information in accession file seems to confirm the location as the White Hall in Colleton County; file read as 'near Sheldon Church in Beaufort County.'
Main Library, 94 Rutledge Avenue. Seven women standing in garden in front of library. Emily Sanders at far right. Caption on front: "May 15, '48. Sluesing, Raisin, James, Fogarty, Harleston, Wooten, Sanders." Caption on back: "Sluesing, Geraty, Snyder, Wooten."
Main Library, 94 Rutledge Avenue. Group of children sitting and standing around a small pond in the garden of the library. Caption on back: "From Miss Janie Smith. Charleston Free Library. Charleston, South Carolina."
This album consists of photographs of Ethel, Stephen, Sarah Jane, and Gertrude Sanford. Photos show Stephen Sanford at St. Mark's School in Massachusetts and the Sanfords traveling in South Carolina, New Jersey, New York, England, France, and Belgium.
Photographs showing the grounds of the South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition. The photographs show exhibits such as the Sunken City, the Cotton Palace, and the Administration Building. The accompanying article talks about the exhibits and how the president, Theodore Roosevelt, would visit the Exhibition in February.