Lowell School damaged by the earthquake, Long Beach, 1933
- Lowell School damaged by the earthquake, Long Beach, 1933
- Los Angeles Times
- Date Created
- March 1933
- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
Photograph of Lowell School (Lowell Bayside Academy, 1600 Atlantic Ave.) damaged by the Long Beach earthquake; the central tower has lost its front walls. A sign on the curb reads "No Parking In This Block During School Hours." The remaining letters of on the damaged lintel above the entrance are "Ja...uss..."
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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