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Title
School (?) building damaged 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.
Photograph of a brick school (?) building with a collapsed parapet and fallen exterior walls after the Long Beach earthquake. A street address painted on curb on the right of a driveway reads "1777."
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_2197
ark:/21198/zz002dd4q7
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Earthquakes--California
Earthquake damage--California
Schools--California
Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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