National Geographic : 1939 Mar
CHARLESTON: A COLONIAL RHAPSODY © National Geographic Society Dufaycolor Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart "FLOWERS, BOSS?" COAX TIE VENDERS ALONG RAINBOW ROW From the remodeled old houses, painted in a variety of pastel shades, this strip of East Battery earns its sobriquet. Flower girls' gay wares make the name even more appropriate. Wild azaleas, poppies, daisies, and verbenas, picked on near-by islands, make up the stock. One sidewalk merchant finds solace in a puff on her clay pipe when business is dull.