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Title
Institutional building destroyed by 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 an institutional building destroyed by the Long Beach earthquake. The foundation in strewn with rubble and a few corner supports and exterior wall segments remain. A man in a suit is in the center of the foundation and 2 men are visible through an open doorway on the right.
Text from negative sleeve: Earthquakes, Long Beach, 1933
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_2132
ark:/21198/zz002dd2gn
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Earthquake damage--California
Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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