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San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Stereographs by W.S. Smith, 1906
BANC PIC 1981.116 -- STER  
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Description
The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Stereographs by W.S. Smith collection contains 24 color stereographs published in San Francisco in 1906 by W.S. Smith during and following the earthquake and fire which destroyed much of the city. Notable scenes of devastation include buildings such as the Palace Hotel, the United States Mint, City Hall, the Grand Hotel, Temple Emanu-El, St. Patrick's Church, the Call Building, St. Mary's Hospital, The Hall of Justice, and St. Ignatius Church, as well as areas such as Russian Hill, Market Street, and Portsmouth Square. Also pictured are refugee camps at Fort Mason, Jefferson Square and Union Square.
Extent
24 color stereographs, 9 x 18 cm. 24 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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.
Availability
Collection is open for use.