Charleston, South Carolina

ID: SIA2011-0535 and Neg. # 32337-7

Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

Form/Genre: Exterior

Date: c. 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Scrapbook A-N

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A street scene in Charleston, South Carolina, showing cars, trees, and electrical poles


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, while on a trip to Charleston, South Carolina, and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes (Section C).
  • For images taken in Charleston, see Negatives SIA2011-0530, SIA2011-0531, SIA2011-0532, SIA2011-0533, SIA2011-0534,
  • See Negative Numbers SIA2011-0538, SIA2011-0538, SIA2011-0539, SIA2011-0540, SIA2011-0739, SIA2011-0740, SIA2011-0745 for other photographs that Tolman took while on the train to Charleston, South Carolina.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Scrapbook A-N

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


c. 1935

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  • Electric apparatus and appliances
  • Trees
  • Electricity
  • Equipment
  • Roads
  • Electric power
  • Electric power supplies to apparatus
  • Automobiles
  • Electric power distribution--Equipment and supplies


  • Charleston (S.C.)
  • South Carolina


  • Exterior
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2011-0535 and Neg. # 32337-7

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 2.25w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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