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Hurricane of 1938, Hartford, Conn.

PC053.082 (RS185843)

Description

A black and white image showing rows of makeshift beds for small children. The children are attended by a young woman and two boyscouts. The caption reads, "1938 Hurricane, Hartford [?], Sept. 23, refugees in improvised shelter in Barnard School (original label)."

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Details

Collection Name
Yankee Publishing Collection, 1890-1939
Collection Code
PC053
Dates
1938-09-23
Physical Description
1 negative ; 5.25 x 4.25 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
286370
Reference Code
PC053.082

Record details

Other Organizations
Boy Scouts of America
Descriptive Terms
Hurricane of 1938
children (people by age group)
hurricanes
refugees
shelters (single built works)
Material Type
black-and-white negatives
Places
Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)
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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