Title:San Francisco earthquake and fire snapshot album
Album includes snapshots taken during the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. Photographs depict building
ruins, refugee camps, makeshift refugee shelters, street kitchens, and reconstruction scenes. A few photographs depict the
burning fire. Also includes postcards, clippings (some as late as the 1950s), and printed poetry pertaining to the event;
as well as original ink drawings of the ruins of St. John's Episcopal church and the Southern Pacific Railroad Hospital by
F. Gibson. Items are humorously captioned in ms throughout album.
Date:1906-ca. 1955, bulk 1906-1907 (issued)
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Photographers, compiler unknown.
Title devised by cataloger.
Purchase; from Ken Harrison Western Americana ; 2012.
1 album (ca 45 photographic prints) : 18 x 26 cm
BANC PIC 2012.045--ALB