California State Earthquake Investigation Commission photographs from the Andrew C. Lawson collection, 1900-1910, bulk 1906


California State Earthquake Investigation Commission photographs from the Andrew C. Lawson collection, 1900-1910, bulk 1906

California State Earthquake Investigation Commission photographs from the Andrew C. Lawson collection, 1900-1910, bulk 1906

Photographs taken or collected by the California State Earthquake Investigation Commission to document the effects of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 on the landscape and on buildings, roads and other structures. Locations range from Humboldt County in the north to San Bernardino and San Diego counties in the south.

60 boxes (ca. 645 negatives) and ca. 105 photographic prints; 698 digital objects


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