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Title
Outdoor relief area for victims of the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
March 1933
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The Long Beach earthquake of 1933 took place on March 10, with a magnitude of 6.4, causing widespread damage to buildings throughout Southern California. The epicenter was offshore, southeast of Long Beach on the Newport-Inglewood Fault. An estimated fifty million dollars' worth of property damage resulted, and 120 lives were lost.
Photograph of relief area on an open grassy space after the Long Beach earthquake. Five men are gathered at a small table in the foreground, with another table behind them, and more people are gathered at a tent and in the background the left. Two coffee pots and one cooking pot are on a table next to the tent.
Text from negative sleeve: Earthquakes, Long Beach, 1933
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_2079
ark:/21198/zz002dd0n8
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Earthquakes--California
Disaster relief--California
Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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