Apartment building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Apartment building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Los Angeles Times
- Date Created
- March 1933
- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
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 an apartment building with shops on the ground level with a portion of the exterior wall missing at the 3rd story level. A flat bed truck with a shipment of lumber partially unloaded is parked in front. Businesses at the ground floor level include singer Sewing machines and "the New York Smart Shop." A sign on the building reads "Felt Apts, Furnished Singles and Doubles." A sign on the building on the right reads "Pacific Outfitting Co."
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
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