Bank of America building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Bank of America building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Date Created
- March 1933
- Los Angeles Times
- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
View of a Bank Of America building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake. Parts of the corner facade are missing and the corner portion is partitioned off and supported with beams on the left. Signs read "... of America," "Open for Business," "Bank Building Open," and "Rothwell Optical Co."
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.
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
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