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Ruins occasioned by the Earthquake at Messina

Earthquake Rock fragments, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Earthquake Rock fragments, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Earthquake Rock fragments, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St.; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St.; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

The San Francisco earthquake, April 18, 1906.

Where modern sky-scrapers were tossed like a ship at sea - Newspaper Row, Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Railroad House, Clay St.

An Afternoon on Market Street [after] the Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Market and First Sts.

Looking toward Union Square from Nob Hill, Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Railroad House, Clay St.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Railroad House, Clay St.

The San Francisco earthquake, April 18, 1906.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Railroad House, Clay St.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Market and First Sts.

Looking toward Union Square from Nob Hill, Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

Where modern sky-scrapers were tossed like a ship at sea - Newspaper Row, Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

An Afternoon on Market Street [after] the Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

Where modern sky-scrapers were tossed like a ship at sea - Newspaper Row, Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

Looking toward Union Square from Nob Hill, Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Market and First Sts.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Railroad House, Clay St.

Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Railroad House, Clay St.

The San Francisco earthquake, April 18, 1906.

An Afternoon on Market Street [after] the Great Earthquake, San Francisco.

Castle of Tiberias (Tûbarîyeh), showing the damage done by the earthquake of 1837

City Hall, Photographer in foreground. Tall brick chimneys left standing.

San Francisco's magnificent City Hall and Hall of Records, destroyed by Fire and Earthquake.

View from Moulder School distributing station, showing tons of flour on sidewalk.

Market Street, San Francisco's great thoroughfare, showing effect of earthquake on the street.

Looking northwest from corner Ellis and Powell Sts.

A millionaire's home on Van Ness Ave., devastated by earthquake and fire April 18, 1906.

Refugee camp made of scraps, corrugated sheet iron gathered from the ruins

City Hall, Photographer in foreground. Tall brick chimneys left standing.

A millionaire's home on Van Ness Ave., devastated by earthquake and fire April 18, 1906.

The wreck of San Francisco's magnificent City Hall building destroyed by earthquake and fire.

View of Nobb Hill, the millionaire residence district.

Earthquake wrecked spires and walls of St. Dominic's Cathedral, San Francisco, April 18, 1906.

Looking northeast from corner Sutter and Jones Sts.

Ruins of the Jewish Synagogue on Sutter St. ; stood the great earthquakes of 1865 and 1868.

Looking northeast from Sutter and Jones.

The Union Ferry Station showing earthquake and fire devastated water front section of San Francisco.

Refugees' camp in Jefferson Square.

Looking north up Mason St. from Eddy ; Ruins of the Fairmont $4,000,000 Hotel.

Wreck and ruin of Chinatown district in San Francisco, destroyed by fire and earthquake April 18, '06.

Dynamiting the earthquake and fire-wrecked buildings on Market St., San Francisco.

Ruins of St. Ignatio's Catholic Church.

View of Nobb Hill, the millionaire residence district.

Ruined palaces on Van Ness Ave., wiped out by the fire and earthquake of April 18, 1906.

California St., looking toward the Ferry Depot, Banking District.

Ruins of St. Ignatio's Catholic Church.

Ruined palaces on Van Ness Ave., wiped out by the fire and earthquake of April 18, 1906.

Looking west from the Jewish Synagogue..

The wreck of the beautiful St. Luke's Church on Van Ness Avenue, devastated by earthquake and fire.

Refugee camp made of scrap iron.

Ferry landing from Oakland.

A Chinese Chef driven from kitchen to curb by the San Francisco Earthquake disaster, April 18, 1906.

Looking west from the Jewish Synagogue.

California St., looking toward the Ferry Depot, Banking District.

Hall of Justice, with tower shaken down by the great earthquake, San Francisco, Cal.

Refugees' Camp at ball grounds in Golden Gate Park.

The beautiful house on Pacific Ave. damaged by earthquake, San Francisco, April 18, 1906.

View of Nobb Hill, the millionaire residence district.

Bank safes being guarded.

View of Nobb Hill, the millionaire residence district.

Ruins of St. Ignatio's Catholic Church.

Refugees' camp in Jefferson Square.

California St., looking toward the Ferry Depot, Banking District.

Forming bread line at Jefferson Square.

Looking east from corner Pine and Stockton, showing the ruins of the Mills Building.

Refugee camp made of scraps of corrugated sheet iron gathered from the ruins.

Looking south, corner Sutter and Stockton.

A row of earthquake wrecked cottages on Steiner and Busch Streets, San Francisco.

Safes being guarded.

Refugees' Camp at ball grounds in Golden Gate Park.

Refugees' camp in Jefferson Square.

City Hall, Photographer in foreground.

Effect of Earthquake on Market St. pavement. Ferry Bldg Tower in distance, San Francisco.

Looking north up Mason St. from Eddy ; Ruins of the Fairmont $4,000,000 Hotel.

Dynamiting the earthquake and fire-wrecked buildings on Market St., San Francisco.

The Union Ferry Station showing earthquake and fire devastated water front section of San Francisco.

Ferry landing from Oakland.

A Row of Earthquake wrecked Cottages on Steiner and Busch Streets, San Francisco.

View from Moulder School distributing station, showing tons of flour on sidewalk.

City Hall, Photographer in foreground.

Refugees' camp in Jefferson Square.

Market Street, San Francisco's great thoroughfare, showing effect of earthquake on the street.

Seventh Regiment National Guards, from Los Angeles, camped in Lincoln Square, Oakland, Cal.

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