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Charleston Earthquake, S.C., 1886

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The University of South Carolina Libraries presents this digital web gallery documenting the Charleston Earthquake that occurred on August 31, 1886. Contemporary photographs by George LaGrange Cook, William Wilson, W.H. Fairchild, J.H. Wisser, and Joseph Hall show the destruction immediately following the earthquake and are complemented by reports, maps, and geological surveys conducted by the...