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San Francisco Earthquake Photograph Collection, 1906
MSS.2015.04.29  
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Description
The San Francisco Earthquake Photograph Collection is made up of 28 photographs of the structural damage caused by the earthquake and fire that hit San Francisco and the Northern California coast on April 18, 1906. Many of the pictures are of San Francisco’s landmark buildings and sites such as City Hall, the Palace Hotel, and Union Square. Also included are images of relief efforts and refugee camps that were constructed in the aftermath of the disaster. Views of important street intersections and thoroughfares such as Pine St. show the extent of the area’s devastation.
Extent
1 Box 0.9 linear feet
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Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.