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An eye witness
Robertson, Myrtle
Robertson, Myrtle
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
CaliforniaHistoricalSociety, North Baker Research Library, 678 Mission Street,San Francisco, CA 94105-4014;
Contributing Institution
California Historical Society
1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection: Selections from the California Historical Society
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Narrator of document was an art student at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute, San Francisco, during the time of the earthquake.
Narrative by Myrtle Robertson, "given substantially in her own words," giving a firsthand account of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. The narrative is preceded by a brief introduction by an unknown transcriber.
MS 3498
Earthquakes--California--San Francisco--Personal narratives
Fires--California--San Francisco--Personal narratives
San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906--Personal narratives

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