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Hurricane of 1938, Falmouth, Mass.

PC053.083 (RS185844)

Description

A black and white image showing the wreckage of buildings on Silver Beach in Falmouth, Mass. In the foreground are piles of rubble, and a small group of people can be seen walking on the roadway. In the distance are intact structures and one house that appears to be knocked into the water at an angle. The caption reads, "1938 Hurricane Pictures, Falmouth, Silver Beach, Onset 2, South Shore [Mass.] (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
286371
Reference Code
PC053.083

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Hurricane of 1938
buildings (structures)
damage
dwellings
hurricanes
Material Type
black-and-white negatives
Places
Falmouth (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
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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