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Hurricane of 1938, Brightman's Pond, Rhode Island

PC053.081 (RS185842)

Description

A black and white image showing the wreckage of buildings around the edge of a pond. In the foreground, two men work in the rubble. The caption reads, "1938 Hurricane, Brightman's Pond, R. I., near Charleston (original label)."

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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
286369
Reference Code
PC053.081

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Hurricane of 1938
buildings (structures)
damage
hurricanes
ponds (water)
Material Type
black-and-white negatives
Places
Charlestown (Washington 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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