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Man and woman conducting business (?) on the street after 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
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
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 a woman and man at a table in on a commercial street where the buildings have been damaged by the Long Beach earthquake. The sidewalks and gutter are littered with bricks fallen from the buildings. There are objects on the table, a panel rests against the table, and a desk lamp is beneath the table. A sign in the window of a storefront reads "Brost Shop..."
Text from negative sleeve: Earthquakes, Long Beach, 1933
b&w nitrate negative
Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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