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Buildings damaged in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire [graphic]
BANC PIC 1981.003--PIC
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Title:

Buildings damaged in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire

Creator/Contributor:

R.J. Waters & Company, creator

Abstract:

Collection contains commercial photographic prints taken by R.J. Waters & Co. in San Francisco following the disaster of 1906. Views show earthquake and fire damage to various locales. Buildings pictured include Mills Building, San Francisco Gas & Electric Building, Hotel St. Francis, the California Electrical Works of the Western Electric Co., and the unburned liquor warehouse of A.P. Hotaling. Also pictured are refugees and makeshift refugee housing, and a cityscape from Twin Peaks showing the burned area in the distance and the Eureka Valley district in foreground.

Date:

1906 (issued)

Subject:

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Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by R.J. Waters & Co.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
5 photographic prints : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1981.003--PIC

Origin:

California