Inventory of Lantern Slides of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire [graphic], ca. 1906

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Inventory of Lantern Slides of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire [graphic], ca. 1906

Collection number: BANC PIC 1981.047--LAN

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1981
Encoded by:
James Lake and Jamie Jesson
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Lantern Slides of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire [graphic],
Date: ca. 1906
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1981.047--LAN
Extent: Number of items: 15 slides
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Primarily views taken during and after the fire of 1906, including general views of the city as well as individual buildings and sites. Also includes early views of the city, dating from the 1850's.
Languages Represented: English

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[Identification of item], Lantern slides of the San Francisco earthquake and fire [graphic], BANC PIC 1981.047--LAN, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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Gift of Mrs. Katherine Harris, ex-Visual Instruction Center, Berkeley Public Schools


1981.47.1-LAN Telegraph Hill after the fire of 1906.


1981.47.2-LAN San Francisco burning, 1906.


1981.47.3-LAN An actual view of the burning of S.F. as seen by an eye witness.


1981.47.4-LAN San Francisco burning, 1906. [Includes Goldberg, Bowen & Co.; The White House.]


1981.47.5-LAN San Francisco burning, from the bay.


1981.47.6-LAN San Francisco at night. [colored] Same as #4.


1981.47.7-LAN From under the heavy hand of fate--City Hall, S.F., after the earthquake and fire disaster of April 18, 1906.


1981.47.8-LAN Ruins [of the] Palm Court, Palace Hotel, S.F.


1981.47.9-LAN Fallen Columns, City Hall, S.F.


1981.47.10-LAN Ruins of Children's Playground, S.F.


1981.47.11-LAN Earthquake Humps, S.F.


1981.47.12-LAN Twisted machinery, Examiner Building, S.F.


1981.47.13-LAN S.F. Earthquake freak - twisted column.


1981.47.14-LAN San Francisco as it appeared after earthquake and fire had done its worst. View from Government Mint


1981.47.15-LAN The United States Mint Bldg. saved in the very heart of the burned district as by a miracle. S.F. earthquake and fire disaster, April 18, 1906.