Best 1906 SF CALIFORNIA newspaper wth 24 photos of the SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE. Best 1906 San Francisco, CALIFORNIA newspaper with 24 contemporary photos of the SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE. Inv # 5T-224. SEE PHOTO(s) – COMPLETE ORIGINAL NEWSPAPER. (San Francisco, CA) dated April 28, 1906. This original 8-page weekly newspaper contains front page headline and 24 contemporary LOCAL 1st photos of the damage in San Francisco from the. GREAT SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE of April, 1906. Great local San Francisco coverage with photos of the GREAT SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE of April, 1906. On April 18, 1906, at 5:13 a. An earthquake estimated at close to 8.0 on the Richter scale strikes San Francisco, California, killing an estimated 3,000 people as it topples numerous buildings. The quake was caused by a slip of the San Andreas Fault over a segment about 275 miles long, and shock waves could be felt from southern Oregon down to Los Angeles. San Franciscos brick buildings and wooden Victorian structures were especially devastated. Fires immediately broke out andbecause broken water mains prevented firefighters from stopping themfirestorms soon developed citywide. Army troops from Fort Mason reported to the Hall of Justice, and San Francisco Mayor E. Schmitz called for the enforcement of a dusk-to-dawn curfew and authorized soldiers to shoot-to-kill anyone found looting. Meanwhile, in the face of significant aftershocks, firefighters and U. Troops fought desperately to control the ongoing fire, often dynamiting whole city blocks to create firewalls. On April 20, 20,000 refugees trapped by the massive fire were evacuated from the foot of Van Ness Avenue onto the USS Chicago. By April 23, most fires were extinguished, and authorities commenced the task of rebuilding the devastated metropolis. It was estimated that some 3,000 people died as a result of the Great San Francisco Earthquake and the devastating fires it inflicted upon the city. Almost 30,000 buildings were destroyed, including most of the citys homes and nearly all the central business district. This listing includes the complete entire original 8-page newspaper, NOT just a clipping or a page of it. Every item we sell is an original newspaper printed on the date indicated at the beginning of its description. This is truly SIX CENTURIES OF HISTORY that YOU CAN OWN! Goldman is a consultant to the Freedom Forum Newseum and a member of the American Antiquarian Society. Let our 50+ years of experience work for YOU! We have hundreds of thousands of historical newspapers (and their very early precursors) for sale. We are located in the charming Maryland Eastern Shore town of OXFORD, Maryland. With an inventory of nearly a million historical newspapers (and their early precursors) we are likely have just the one YOU are searching for. WE ARE ALSO ACTIVE BUYERS OF HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS, including large and small personal collections, bound volumes, significant individual issues, or deaccessions from libraries and historical societies. Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. The item “Best 1906 SF CALIFORNIA newspaper wth 24 photos of the SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE” is in sale since Tuesday, March 2, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Paper\Newspapers\1900-39″. The seller is “qrst” and is located in Oxford, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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