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Topic: earthquakes

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De Terre motu

Buildings moving and spire toppling in an earthquake.

Ruins of the Church of Saint Domingo, Arequipa

Photograph shows people standing on the rubble in interior of the Church of Saint Domingo.

Arica after the earthquake. No. 5

Photograph shows earthquake rubble at the base of Morro de Arica.

The principal square of Arequipa, after the earthquake

Photograph shows earthquake damage; in foreground, tents in main square to shelter residents.

Arequipa, after the earthquake, and the Volcano Misti

Photograph shows people and mules in the rubble of Arequipa with the Volcano Misti in the background.

Fourth St. Looking East from B. Santa Rosa, Cal. after earthquake, April 18th 1906

Photograph shows total destruction of buildings; four people walking through rubble in the street; smoke coming from piles of debris.

New business house on site of Phelan Building, San Francisco, Cal.

View after earthquake and fire, showing new shoe store at 822 Market St.

Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 2] /

This film is a compilation of panoramas filmed in the ruins of downtown San Francisco and outlying refugee camps following the 1906 earthquake and fire. The film dates from Wednesday, May 9, 1906. The following... more

Inverted statue of L. Agassiz

Photograph shows statue of Louis Agassiz after it has fallen from its plinth after an earthquake, the head of the statue embedded in the paving in front of the Zoology building at Stanford University.

Ruins from Nob Hill

View from Nob Hill of ruins after earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906, San Francisco, California.

Giving clothing, Fort Point

Distribution of clothing to homeless people, San Francisco, California, after earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906.

Cor[ner] Bush & Market St. [Mechanic's Fountain]

Mechanic's Fountain and plaza surrounded by ruins, San Francisco, California, after earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906.

Ruins from Nob Hill

View of ruins, San Francisco, California, after earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906.

[View of building after earthquake and fire, San Francisco, California]

Six men in foreground face the damaged 7-story building.

Santa Rosa flour mill, after earthquake, April 18th 1906, Santa Rosa, Cal.

Photograph shows destruction of buildings; five men, three wearing badges, stand in front of rubble on train tracks; four men, in background, stand in piles of debris and flour sacks.

[Unidentified Staples & Charles. San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906] /

This film is made up of five panoramas, four wide and one close-up, of the ruins of downtown San Francisco shortly after the 1906 disaster, plus a panorama and scene in a nearby refugee camp. Original intertitl... more

Removing debris at Third, Kearney and Market Sts., San Francisco, Cal.

View after earthquake and fire, showing crane moving rubble, as several men and a woman pass by.

Army pack train bringing supplies. /

This film highlights the role of the United States Army in transporting supplies following the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco. The Army's relief operations headquarters was at their base, the Presidi... more

A band of little homeless refugees--happy in spite of the terrible calamity--San Francisco, Cal.

Ten children seated in foreground and tents in background after the San Francisco earthquake and fire.

Home life among the refugees - a street of tents in the Presidio, San Francisco Disaster

Stereo shows a couple at a makeshift camp table outside of their tent in the Presidio after the San Francisco earthquake in 1906.

San Francisco earthquake and fire, April 18, 1906 /

This film shows the aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906, and the devastation resulting from the subsequent three-day fire. The 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck at 5:12am and was centered ... more

Camping in Jefferson Square

Photograph shows view from street of tent city in Jefferson Square, San Francisco, California, after earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906; horse-drawn cart with salvaged goods in the foreground.

View from Stock Exchange building while the fire was young

Smoke billowing over San Francisco, after 1906 earthquake.

Ruins of Stanford Mansion and Hopkins Art Institute, San Francisco, Cal.

Group of men and women on sidewalk in front of ruins.

Exploded gas tanks, U.S. Mint, Emporium and Spreckels Bld'g /

This film is a spectacular pan of the downtown area of San Francisco as seen from south of Market Street. The location among low ruins was ideal to view the tall ruined buildings along and north of Market Stree... more

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