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A guide to the James MacMullen photographs of the San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906 April, between 1905-1930
P95-043 (SAFR 24259)  
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Description
The James MacMullen photographs of the San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906, between 1905-1930, (SAFR 24259, P95-043) are comprised mainly of photographs of the damage caused as a result of the April 18, 1906, earthquake and subsequent fires in San Francisco, California. There is also one photograph of a painting of BLUNTS REEF NO. 83 (built 1904; lightship) and an unidentified three-masted ship. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
Background
James MacMullen (1858-1933) was a newspaper reporter. He left New Jersey for San Francisco, California, in 1888. He got a job as a newspaper reporter, eventually working his way up to managing editor of the San Francisco Daily Morning Call. In 1899, he moved to San Diego, California, to manage the San Diego Union and eventually the San Diego Evening Tribune.
Extent
48 items.
Restrictions
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.