View of the facade of the Santa Barbara Mission following the earthquake. The bell towers are heavily damaged, although the bells remain in place, and the top of the pediment is gone. Rubble from the towers is piled on the plaza in front of the church. An automobile is parked on the street next to the church.
Photograph of a Wrigley Ocean Marathon swimmer rescued from the cold ocean. He is covered in blankets on a stretcher that 2 men carry down the gang plank of a boat. Spectators on either side of the gang plank watch.
Louise Peete was convicted on Feb. 5, 1921 of first-degree murder in the death of Jacob Denton. She served 18 years in San Quentin before being released. In 1945 she was convicted of a second murder, this time of Margaret Logan, a wealthy woman who had supported Peete while she was in prison. For the second murder she was given the death penalty, and in 1947 became the second woman to be executed in California.