Hurricane of 1938, Brightman's Pond, Rhode Island

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1938-09

GUSN

GUSN-286369

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Description

A black and white image showing the wreckage of buildings around the edge of a pond. In the foreground, two men work in the rubble. The caption reads, "1938 Hurricane, Brightman's Pond, R. I., near Charleston (original label)."

Details

Descriptive Terms

hurricanes
damage
buildings (structures)
ponds (water)
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

PC053.081

Places

Charlestown (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