Hurricane of 1938, Baileys Beach, Newport, Rhode Island

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1938-09

GUSN

GUSN-286368

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Description

A black and white image showing the ruins of an unidentifiable building on Baileys Beach in Newport, Rhode Island. At the left of the image are two men surveying the wreckage. In the distance a large hotel or residence can be seen on top of a small rise.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hurricanes
damage
buildings (structures)
beaches
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

PC053.080

Places

Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport 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