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San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Stereographs, 1906
BANC PIC 1985.072 -- STER  
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Description
The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Stereographs collection contains 37 stereographic prints, mostly published by Tom M. Phillips in 1906. The collection documents the devastation caused by the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906. Pictured are scenes along Market, Mission, California, and Sutter Streets, and Golden Gate and Van Ness Avenues. Among the notable buildings pictured are City Hall, the St. Francis Hotel, the Emporium Building, the Wells-Fargo Building, Claus Spreckel's residence, St. Dominic's Church, and the Hibernia Bank. Also pictured are refugee camps, as well as the Ferry Building prior to the disaster.
Extent
37 stereographs, 12 x 18 cm or smaller. 37 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.