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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1938-09-22

GUSN

GUSN-290695

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
hurricanes
destruction
Cape Cod houses
trees
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph; 7.5 x 9 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2013

Reference Code

MS028.04.012.011

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Buzzards Bay (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Department of Commerce

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item