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."
Photograph showing several dwellings in Fiddlers Green damaged or destroyed by the tornado of 1938. Handwritten on back of photo: "1st tornado hit Fiddlers Green, Negro section by Ashley Bridge, Hilly Street [should be Lilly Street], Sept. 29, '38."
Photograph of a house on Fishburne Street demolished by the tornado of 1938. Neighboring house in view at left. (Both houses would have been on the north side of the 200 block of Fishburne Street.) Handwritten on back of photo: "2nd tornado on Fishburne Street near President Street. Demolished about 60 houses here. This 2nd tornado damage about $6,000,000. 300 houses condemned. Sept. 29, '38."
Photograph of the destruction of a house done by the tornadoes of September, 29, 1938. Based on newspaper accounts, the home was probably located in the Fiddlers' Green neighborhood near the Ashley River. Two men lean against the ruins while another man climbs a nearby telephone pole.
Result found on the following page of: Frances A. Robb Photograph Album
Top/Bottom Left: Houses on the 120 block of Wentworth Street (Charleston, SC). Top Right: Houses/buildings on Logan Street (Charleston, SC), showing Square Deal Mattress Co. (139 Logan Street). Bottom Right: Houses/buildings on Logan Street near its end at Beaufain Street (Charleston, SC), showing Honey Boy's Cafe (51 Beaufain Street); structure at what would be ca. 54 Beaufain Street (next to Memminger School) is also shown. The structures in the Logan Street photographs are now gone.