Berkeley Seismological Laboratory collection on the California earthquake of April 18, 1906 [graphic]. 1906-1980, bulk 1906.


University of California, Berkeley. Seismological Laboratory. Berkeley Seismological Laboratory collection on the California earthquake of April 18, 1906 [graphic].

Berkeley Seismological Laboratory collection on the California earthquake of April 18, 1906 [graphic]. 1906-1980, bulk 1906.

Chiefly photographs documenting the effects of the California earthquake of April 18, 1906 on the landscape and on buildings, roads and other structures. Numerous images were taken near the San Andreas Fault in various parts of the state shortly after the quake. Images depict the results of earth movement, offset to fences and roads, landslides, etc. Also includes many views of structural damage in San Francisco, Santa Rosa, San Jose, and other urban locales. Some of these views appeared in the California State Earthquake Investigation Commission report, The California Earthquake of April 18, 1906. While some views of fire damage in San Francisco are included, the emphasis of the overall collection is earthquake damage across the broader fault region.

2 boxes, 1 oversize box and 1 oversize folder (ca. 1,000 items, chiefly photographic prints) ; 29 x 43 cm. or smaller.

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