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Title
Dog resting on a commercial street next to a mailbox after the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
March 1933
1933-03
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.
Photograph of a mailbox on a commercial street with a suitcase placed beneath it and the leash of a dog tied to one of the legs as the dog rests on the street pavement.
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_2187
ark:/21198/zz002dd4c2
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Earthquakes--California
Dogs--California
Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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