Title:Nellie May Brown photographs of the earthquake and fire of 1906
Creator/Contributor:Brown, Nellie May., creator
Creator/Contributor:Western Photographic Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Chiefly snapshots of refugees leaving San Francisco, nurses with the Examiner Relief Corps, and relief camps and hospitals,
including the W.R. Hearst Tent City in Oakland. Also present are four commercial photographs of ruins: the interior of the
Emporium store, the Spreckels mansion, a street scene from the Ferry [Building?], and the Poodle Dog restaurant.
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Disaster relief -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Nurses -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
Title supplied by cataloger.
Compiled by Nellie May Brown. Bulk attributed to Los Angeles Examiner photographer Arthur Holliday. Includes four views with
credit lines of Western Photographic Co., Los Angeles.
Additional family portraits and copy prints of earthquake relief views have been retained with the related manuscripts (BANC
Nellie May Brown, a nurse from Los Angeles, Calif., served as a member of the Los Angeles Examiner Relief Corps. The Relief
Corps arrived in Oakland on April 19, 1906, to assist in the aftermath of the earthquake and fire.
Transferred from the Nellie May Brown materials relating to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and her family (BANC
22 photographic prints : b&w ; 16 x 21 cm or smaller.
BANC PIC 1999.018--PIC