Hurricane of 1938, Misquamicut, Rhode Island

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1938-09

GUSN

GUSN-286364

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Description

A black and white image showing a house on the coast in Misquamicut, Rhode Island, which suffered severe damage in the hurricane of 1938. The caption reads, "1938 Hurricane, Misquamicut, R.I., Geo. Phillips house [?] (original label)."

Details

Descriptive Terms

hurricanes
damage
dwellings
black-and-white negatives

Physical Description

1 negative ; 5.25 x 4.25 inches

Collection Code

PC053

Collection Name

Yankee Publishing Collection, 1890-1939

Reference Code

PC053.076

Places

Misquamicut (Washington county, Rhode Island)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white negatives

Descriptive Terms

Hurricane of 1938

Restrictions

The item is a black and white negative, but it has been digitized as a positive image for ease of use.

Description Level

Item