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Photography Collection

Early 20th Century Charleston Scenes

Description

Three photographs, early 20th century, each with handwritten descriptions on back:

a: Tree-lined dirt road. Handwritten on back: "Summerville Road." Today, Highway 61 (Ashley River Road).

b: View of tall trees with a boy at the top of one. Handwritten on back: "Negro boy gathering mistletoe."

c: Landscape with trees. Buildings barely visible in background. Handwritten on back: "Indian Hill, where the first white people landed in Charleston by fighting and whipping the Indians." (See Note tab.)

Item Details

Object ID: 2012.003.08a-c
Creator:
Date: Undated
Subjects:
Ashley River Region (S.C.)
Landscape Photographs
Mistletoe
Rural Roads
Streets
Trees