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Title
[Buildings burning at the intersection of California and Front streets]
Date Created and/or Issued
1906 Apr. 18
Contributing Institution
San Francisco Public Library
Collection
San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
Description
Folder: S.F. Earthquakes-1906-Districts-Downtown.
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
On front: "(FX5) SAN FRANCISCO, April 18--This special transmission for The WASHINGTON POST shows the southwest corner of California and Front streets block and a half north of Market Street as fires started by the devastating earthquake of April 18, 1906. Most of the town's downtown area was devastated by the fire. (otto60745ho) 1969".
[Some sources identify this as Mission and Third streets].
Negative #8403
Type
image
Extent
1 photographic print:
Subject
Earthquakes--1906--Districts--Downtown
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906

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