Relief station after the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Relief station after the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
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- March 1933
- Los Angeles Times
- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Related the newspaper article: "Navy Relief Extended: Sailing of Fleet Postponed: Admiral Leigh Orders Delay of Week to Allow 2000 Sailors Continue Aid." Los Angeles Times, 13 Mar. 1933: 1
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.
Photograph of a disaster relief station after the Long Beach earthquake with a man tending a brick camp stove on the far left, 6 women dressed in white at a tent and men standing to the right of them. A man dressed in white and wearing a sailor hat has a sign on his shirt reading "Police Official." Sign on the building in the background reads "Max...Harness Saddle ... Tires," and "The Nielson.."
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
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