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History > 20th century > USA > San Francisco > Earthquake    1906

 

 

 

Description: San Francisco Earthquake of 1906:

Ruins in vicinity of Post and Grant Avenue. Looking northeast

Source: US Archiv ARCWEB ARC

Identifier: 524396 NARA National Archives and Records Administration

Date: 04/1906

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/72/Post-and-Grant-Avenue.-Look.jpg

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1906_San_Francisco_earthquake

Primary source: NARA

http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=524396&Gsm=2007-12-05

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco Earthquake of 1906:

Stockton Street from Union Square, looking toward Market Street

Source US Archiv ARCWEB ARC Identifier:

524403 NARA National Archives and Records Administration

 

Date 04/1906

 

Author Photographer: Chadwick, H. D.

(US Gov War Department. Office of the Chief Signal Officer.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Sfearthquake2.jpg

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1906_San_Francisco_earthquake

Primary source: NARA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

No. 1. Effect of earthquake on houses built on loose or made ground.

 

Records of the United States Senate,

National Archives from Record Group 46

http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/sf/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No. 22. Union street car line - showing displacement of made ground."

 

RG 46, Records of the United States Senate,

National Archives.

http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/sf/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A view toward San Francisco Bay

after the earthquake on April 18, 1906,

shows part of the fire that especially

devastated the downtown area.

(111-AGF-9)

 

NARA

http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/sf/
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"No. 6. View of the ruined tower of the City Hall.

Damage due to earthquake alone."

 

Records of the United States Senate,

National Archives from Record Group 46

http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/sf/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"No. 17. West front of the new Chronicle Building showing damage by earthquake." RG 46,

Records of the United States Senate,

National Archives from Record Group 46

http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/sf/
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"No. 21. St. Francis Hotel, Fairmount Hotel in distance

showing clean sweep of fire in business section of all

except class A steel frame buildings."

 

Records of the United States Senate,

National Archives from Record Group 46

http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/sf/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco earthquake        1906

 

http://www.sfmuseum.net/1906/06.html

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/sf-earthquake-and-fire/

http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/sf/

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/papr/sfhome.html

http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/timeline/progress/cities/earthqak.html

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/tri131.html

 

 

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5334411

 

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-04-18-quake_x.htm

 

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2006/apr/18/
usnews.naturaldisasters 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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