It is often said, a picture tells a thousand words.? Some of these images really paint a vivid picture of the trials, tribulations and celebrations of our past.? Some will bring you to levels of emotion both good and bad.? Sit back and remember to never forget our past.
From Civil Rights to military; academics to activism; or just a day at the beach.
Enjoy this wild journey into Charleston’s past.
Tree Spirit Project 2011 – Preserve Angel Oak
73 Church Street (with rounded top door behind tree) – 1958
Early Mobile Free Library
Bishop England Varsity High School Basketball Team – Charleston, SC
!950’s South Carolina Map
Post Earthquake Charleston 1886
Early South Carolina Currency
Folly Beach Barracks – 1946
Broad and Meeting Streets Traffic
Folly Beach Postcard
Charleston March 1969
Charleston Hospital Strike Article
Folly Beach Pier – 1937
Roadside Sweetgrass Basket Sales
1961 at Albemarle Elementary School
Fort Sumter Stamp 1961
The C-141 Starlifter
1961 Civil Rights Bus in Charleston assaulted
Charleston Submarine Base 1960
Easter 1960’s Charleston, SC
Broad Street, 1911. Notice the signs for Follin Bros. tobacconists (with the famous wooden Indian) and Henry Plenge’s (the P has fallen from the sign) Pharmacy at 8 Broad
“Folly Beach July 4, 1921.” three unidentified beach goers in front of their car on the beach at Folly. They are all wearing bathing suits and the women are wearing stockings and hats. The date and location listed above are hand written on the back. Source: The Charleston Museum
Corner of Fishburne St and St Philips intersection in 1944.
W.A. Jessen’s liquor store, corner of Congress and Rutledge in 1940’s. This location is now a lawyer’s office.
This is circa early 1940s postcard published by Martschink Sales Co.
Hasell Street, Charleston SC, ca. 1900 – 1910
Charleston, SC 1910