Hurricane of 1938, Hartford, Conn.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1938-09-23

GUSN

GUSN-286370

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Description

A black and white image showing rows of makeshift beds for small children. The children are attended by a young woman and two boyscouts. The caption reads, "1938 Hurricane, Hartford [?], Sept. 23, refugees in improvised shelter in Barnard School (original label)."

Details

Descriptive Terms

hurricanes
refugees
shelters (single built works)
children (people by age group)
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

PC053.082

Places

Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white negatives

Other Organizations

Boy Scouts of America

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