This collection consists of 60 color stereographs of the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906. The publishers of the
photomechanical prints are unknown. Includes images of earthquake and fire damage of buildings in San Francisco, such as the
Fairmont Hotel, City Hall, the Post Office building, and the Masonic Temple. Also includes images of refugee camps set up
in parks, bread lines, destruction of San Francisco districts and neighborhoods such as Chinatown, Market Street, and Union
Square, cracks in streets and train tracks, and the destruction of buildings by dynamite in an effort to stop the fire. Printed
captions below the images are reprinted in the container listing. Each stereograph has a paragraph printed on its verso recording
some anecdote of the days of the earthquake and fire -these paragraphs are not included in the container listing.
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.