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Title
Aid workers carrying food at an outdoor kitchen 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
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Two men in aprons carry a heavy pot between them on a pole at an outdoor aid relief kitchen after the Long Beach earthquake. A large black metal box behind them might be an oven. The ground is strewn with boxes and houses are in the background.
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.
Text from negative sleeve: Earthquakes, Long Beach, 1933
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_2170
ark:/21198/zz002dd3ss
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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