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Title
[Scene of Preparedness Day bombing]
Creator
Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
[1916]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
V1p177b
In PHOTO ALBUM-VAULT: ** fc917.9461 A3, Vol. I, page 177 center.
This photograph is contained in one of two volumes by Dobbin titled "Album of San Francisco."
Text written under photo: "Scene of the explosion of bomb S.W. corner of Steuart and Market Street July 22nd 191[6]. Looking south on Steuart Street. The corner on the right is where the Southern Pacific Building now stands. 1919." Written to right, with arrow pointing at photo: "Block where the office building of the Southern Pacific Railroad now stands 1917." This photo was apparently taken not long after the explosion, as a crowd of onlookers is gathered.Policemen are in evidence as well as several wagons and automobiles, some of which may be ambulances. Labor organizers Tom Mooney and Warren K. Billings were convicted of the bombing, and later acquitted.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photoprint ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001380693CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-3950
Subject
Bombings--California--San Francisco
Streets--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)

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