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Image of Transport "Grand Duchess" - ca. 1898-1912

Transport "Grand Duchess" - ca. 1898-1912

Photo is identified as the transport "Grand Duchess," probably during Spanish-American War. Logs in foreground.

Object Type: Photo

Image of New York Volunteers on R.R. Cars - ca. 1898-1912

New York Volunteers on R.R. Cars - ca. 1898-1912

Photo is identified as New York volunteers (Spanish-American War) on railroad cars, which appears to be painted on the side of one of the cars. Many individuals are standing by the tracks; some are boarding the train.

Object Type: Photo

Image of Soldiers at Wharf Swimming - ca. 1898-1912

Soldiers at Wharf Swimming - ca. 1898-1912

Identified as Spanish-American War soldiers swimming and at play. Onlookers are present. The soldiers are naked and appear to be preparing to jump off a ship boom.

Object Type: Photo

Image of Anderson's Battery - ca. 1898-1912

Anderson's Battery - ca. 1898-1912

Identified as Anderson's Battery marching on East Bay Street (near Market Street). Shop signs include Geo. W. Steffens Sons, Wm. E. Holmes and Co., H. Bischoff and Co. Wholesale ______, located at ca. 199-211 East Bay Street. When the President of the United States made his first call for volunteers for the Spanish-American War, Governor Ellerbe called a conference of the Brigadier Generals and Colonels of the State Troops at Columbia on Apri ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of Goose Creek Country Church - ca. 1898-1912

Goose Creek Country Church - ca. 1898-1912

Churchgoers stand outside the St. James Church. Photo originally identified as a country church in Goose Creek.

Object Type: Photo

Image of St. Michael's Church - ca. 1898-1912

St. Michael's Church - ca. 1898-1912

St. Michael's Church from Meeting Street (80 Meeting Street), behind the Federal Building and Post Office (83 Broad Street).

Object Type: Photo

Image of "Float," Exposition Opening Day - ca. 1901

"Float," Exposition Opening Day - ca. 1901

Photo is identified as the "Float Parade," opening day of the SC and West Indian Exposition, 1901-02. Horse-drawn floats move down the street. Held in Charleston from December 1, 1901, to June 20, 1902, the SC Inter-State and West Indian Exposition followed world’s fairs in other southern cities. While many of the city’s traditional merchants and bankers were uninterested, the idea gained support from the city’s progressive young businessmen ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of Administration Building, SC & West Indian Exposition - ca. 1901

Administration Building, SC & West Indian Exposition - ca. 1901

Photo is identified as the SC and West Indian Exposition Administration Building, under construction. Bradford Lee Gilbert, architect. Held in Charleston from December 1, 1901, to June 20, 1902, the SC Inter-State and West Indian Exposition followed world’s fairs in other southern cities. While many of the city’s traditional merchants and bankers were uninterested, the idea gained support from the city’s progressive young businessmen. Under th ...

Object Type: Photo