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Title
Corner of 4th St. and Pacific Ave. after the earthquake, Long Beach, 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.
View of a damaged commercial building housing Goodrich Silvertown Inc., Baty Electric and Ben Jon cleaners facing SW towards the corner of Corner of Fourth Street and Pacific Avenue. The display windows are covered with boards, 2 men are on top of the building with a ladder and brick covers the sidewalk below. A wheelbarrow is on the sidewalk on the left, a small ladder and an automobile are on the right and the tall Farmers and Merchants Bank Building is visible in the distance
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_2198
ark:/21198/zz002dd4rr
Language
English
Subject
Earthquake damage--California--Long Beach
Earthquakes--California--Long Beach
Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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