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San Francisco 1906 earthquake documents, photos, & films [electronic resource]
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San Francisco 1906 earthquake documents, photos, & films
San Francisco earthquake films, documents, photos


70 pages of documents relating to the San Francisco Earthquake Fire Included are correspondence, memoranda, and reports which record federal emergency response by the Army's Presidio of San Francisco. Also included are the report and related correspondence concerning Lieutenant Frederick N. Freeman, commander of the USTBD Perry, and his unit's activities during the earthquake and fire.
140 photographs pertaining to the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. Images include: A view of Van Ness Avenue on fire; the destruction of City Hall; a view from the harbor looking towards the fire; refugees leaving on foot and by horse and buggy escaping the city; images showing damage to structures including: The San Francisco Mint, Mutual Saving Bank, Hibernia Bank, Valencia Hotel, Fairmont Hotel, Hopkins Art Institute, Stanford's mansion, Saint Ignatius Church, Third and Market Streets, Call Building, Examiner Building, Monodanock Building, Chronicle Building, Beth Israel Synagogue, Palace Hotel, and The Hall of Records.
36 minutes of film shot in 1906 of the destruction. Some of the footage is from Thomas A Edison Inc. and American Mutoscope & Biograph. Full descriptions available in a text file on the cd.


[200-?] (issued)


Freeman, Frederick N
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Sources
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco
Fires -- California -- San Francisco
United States -- California -- Beverly Hills


Title and description from Paperless Archive web site (www.paperlessarchives.com)
140 photographs, 70 pages of documents, and 36 minutes of film from 1906, covering the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906. Material culled from agencies or individuals noted in the descriptions, the National Archives, or Library of Congress.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader and Windows Media Player (or other media player).
Portable Document Format (pdf) and Motion Picture Experts Group (mpg) files.

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electronic resource
optical disc
1 computer optical disc : b & w ; 4 3/4 in.






California unknown place Beverly Hills, CA : Paperless Archive