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Searching for survivors, 1933 earthquake
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 4630
Stockwell Building (Compton, Calif.)
Long Beach Earthquake, 1933
Earthquakes--California, Southern
Volunteer workers in search and rescue operations--California--Compton
Compton (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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