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Hurricane of 1938, Baileys Beach, Newport, Rhode Island

PC053.080 (RS185841)

Description

A black and white image showing the ruins of an unidentifiable building on Baileys Beach in Newport, Rhode Island. At the left of the image are two men surveying the wreckage. In the distance a large hotel or residence can be seen on top of a small rise.

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Details

Collection Name
Yankee Publishing Collection, 1890-1939
Collection Code
PC053
Dates
1938-09
Physical Description
1 negative ; 5.25 x 4.25 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
286368
Reference Code
PC053.080

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Hurricane of 1938
beaches
buildings (structures)
damage
hurricanes
Material Type
black-and-white negatives
Places
Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)
Physical Access Restrictions
The item is a black and white negative, but it has been digitized as a positive image for ease of use.

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