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A view of the destruction caused by a hurricane at Buzzards Bay

MS028.04.012.011 (RS175727)

Description

A black and white view of the destruction caused by a hurricane that hit the Buzzards Bay area on September 22, 1938. The image shows houses that have been torn apart mixed with trees that have been torn from the ground.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1938-09-22
Date of Acquisition
2013
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph; 7.5 x 9 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
290695
Reference Code
MS028.04.012.011

Record details

Originator
Department of Commerce
Descriptive Terms
Cape Cod houses
canals
destruction
hurricanes
trees
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Buzzards Bay (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

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