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Title
Searching for survivors, 1933 earthquake
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1933
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
This remarkable photo shows rescuers standing in momentary silent suspense while listening for sounds of life amid the shattered wreckage of the Stockwell building in Compton. They are standing on the second floor, where several were killed. Dated March 11, 1933.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00047523
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 4630
CARL0000051140
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/16811
Subject
Stockwell Building (Compton, Calif.)
Long Beach Earthquake, 1933
Buildings--California--Compton
Earthquakes--California, Southern
Volunteer workers in search and rescue operations--California--Compton
Compton (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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