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San Francisco 1906 [graphic].
BANC PIC 2006.001--fALB
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Title:

San Francisco 1906

Creator/Contributor:

Waters, Raper James, 1856-, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Diekelmann, William.

Abstract:

Album contains views taken by R.J. Waters & Co. related to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, depicting fires burning, fire damage, earthquake effects on buildings, and refugee camps. Among the many subjects are San Francisco City Hall, the Call Building, Market St., Montgomery St., California Street, and a wide variety of churches, theaters, and other landmarks. Among the views are cityscapes, as well as images of the city before the disaster.

Date:

1906 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
San Francisco City Hall (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Central Tower (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Church buildings -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Disaster victims -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Disaster relief -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Theaters -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Market Street (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Montgomery Street (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
California Street (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

R.J. Waters & Co. printed in negative on many images.
Title stamped on front cover and spine, and written on first leaf.
Publisher's ms. introductory note (photographically reproduced?) on first leaf: "This album presents a splendid series of photographs, taken before, during and after the terrible disaster, which devastated the great metropolis of the West on April 18th, 19th and 20th 1906, and contains a general collection of views, illustrating truthfully different sights and scenes in all parts of the city. Every picture in the album is a direct copy from the original photographic plate. Published by Wm. Dieckelmann 4108 19th St., San Francisco."
Many images captioned in negative. Many leaves also bear supplemental ms. annotations in hand of publisher.
RESTRICTED COLLECTION. Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form.

Type:

graphic
Cityscapes.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (102 photographic prints) : b&w ; 29 x 38 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/restricted-materials-form
BANC PIC 2006.001--fALB

Publisher:

California unknown place San Francsico : William Diekelmann

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED COLLECTION. Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form.

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