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Title
McCarthy Album 03, Photograph 095
Contributor
Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996
Date Created and/or Issued
1906
Publication Information
California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office
Contributing Institution
California State Archives
Collection
McCarthy (William M.) Photograph Collection
Rights Information
© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.
Description
Caption: "City Hall Ruins," shows the gutted San Francisco City Hall after the 1906 earthquake and fires. Considered one of the worst natural disasters in the country's history, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and resulting fires killed an estimated 3,000 people and destroyed over 500 city blocks, leaving approximately 200,000 residents homeless.
Type
image
Format
JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color
Identifier
96-07-08-alb03-095
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/items/show/8060
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/files/original/ffe89a7f64ad74cc428b0dfed32e3718.jpg
Language
English
Subject
City Hall Ruins, San Francisco
Place
San Francisco, California
Source
Image of an item within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

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