Building on Beacon Street damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, San Pedro, 1933
- Building on Beacon Street damaged by the Long Beach earthquake, San Pedro, 1933
- Los Angeles Times
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- 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.
View of a commercial building on Beacon Street damaged by the Long Beach earthquake. The upper cornice is damaged, and brick rubble covers the sidewalk. Business signs on the building read "A. Elkonin Jewelry," "Dr. Spires, Dentists," "Florsheim Shoes," "Golden Gate, Cafe," and "Lowrey - Michel Radios, RCA Victor."
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
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