Outdoor relief area for victims of the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Outdoor relief area for victims of the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
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- March 1933
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Photograph of relief area on an open grassy space after the Long Beach earthquake. Five men are gathered at a small table in the foreground, with another table behind them, and more people are gathered at a tent and in the background the left. Two coffee pots and one cooking pot are on a table next to the tent.
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.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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