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Earthquake damage in Compton, Calif.
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Title:

Earthquake damage in Compton, Calif

Abstract:

Snapshots of damaged buildings and rubble in downtown Compton after an earthquake. Includes Marines on patrol, Stockwell Building, City Hall, Park Street and Tamarind Street. Also includes two photographs, in postcard format, of the business district after reconstruction.

Date:

1933 (issued)

Subject:

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Earthquakes -- California -- Compton
Earthquake damage -- California -- Compton -- Photographs
Tremblements de terre -- Californie -- Compton
Dommages caus├ęs par les tremblements de terre -- Californie -- Compton -- Photographies
Earthquake damage
Earthquakes
Compton (Calif.) -- Photographs
California -- Compton

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Two photographs are postcards with embossed name (lr): Spears.
Gift of Mrs. Virginia L. Cline.

Type:

graphic
postcards.
picture postcards.
Photographs.
Postcards.
Postcards.
Cartes postales.

Physical Description:

photoprint
8 photographic prints : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Origin:

California