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Photography Collection

"A Glimpse Through Coonville in the Heart of Charleston" [Beaufain Street, 30-40 Block]


Historic Charleston Foundation denounces the derogatory language as it appears in the original item.

Postcard (scan) featuring the view looking west on Beaufain Street (the 30 block) showing the African American neighborhood that was between Coming Street and near Archdale Street, where today the triangle of land between Memminger and the Canterbury House (near St. Philip and Archdale) are now. The houses were demolished. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, carts and a man riding a bicycle are on the street.