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Finding Aid to the Destruction of San Francisco Photograph Album 1906 SFP 115
SFP 115  
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This photograph album consists of 95 gelatin silver prints and 8 lithograph printed postcards documenting the 1906 Earthquake and Fire in San Francisco, California by an unidentified creator and photographer. Most of the photographs show the ruins of San Francisco shortly after the earthquake and fire. Examples include photographs of the city burning, views of destroyed buildings and streets, recognizable buildings (the old City Hall, Temple Emanu-El on Sutter Street, The Emporium department store, the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park) as well as many unrecognizable street and building views. A significant portion of the photographs are accompanied by captions.
The photographer/creator of this album is unknown.
1 photograph album with 95 photographic prints and 8 lithograph printed postcards; album 10 x 12.5 inches, prints primarily 4.5 x 6 inches, 8 lithograph postcards. (1 album)
No copyright clearance needed as photographs in the photograph album are in the Public Domain.
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