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    Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906.

    • Ruby Roberds

      Aerial view of Market Street, San Francisco, California after the 1906 earthquake, magnitude 7.8, resulting in more than 3000 deaths, via Fine Art America | natural disaster | 1900s | history | historical | devastation |

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      Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906 #sanfrancisco #history

    • Angela Campos

      The San Francisco earthquake of 1906, view of Market St. #history #stanfordcourt #lelandstanford #stanford #california #sanfrancisco @Janay Stanford Court San Francisco

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    • Jamez Robinson Jr

      Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906. I was just down that street and you never would've known if not for someone telling you. #history #photography

    • Magnetic Dust

      Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906 ::: #Photography #Photo #BlackAndWhitePhotography #Art #OldPhotography

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      Shocking photo. Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906.

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      MarketStreet, SanFrancisco after the earthquake, 1906

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      Market Street, San Francisco earthquake, 1906.

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    San Francisco Earthquake, 1906.

    Olive Oatman was 13 when she traveled with her family to California by wagon. Attacked by Indians who killed all of the family but Olive, her sister (who later died of starvation) and her brother (who escaped). Sold to the Mojave tribe as a slave, she was tattooed and taken in as "one of their own". She was rescued five years later. She married John Fairchild in 1860 and moved to Sherman, Texas where she died in 1903 and was buried in West Hill Cemetery on Lamar Street in Sherman.

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    Arnold Genthe: The San Francisco Fire, 1906. Great photograph.

    Construction on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge began on January 5, 1933

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    1939 Worlds Fair on San Francisco Bay | The San Francisco World's Fair 1939 was known as the Golden Gate International Exposition and celebrated the recently dedicated San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. The Fair was operated in 1939 and 1940 on San Francisco's Treasure Island.

    1839 self-portrait of Robert Cornelius, one of the first photographs of a human to be produced.

    The 1964 Alaska earthquake, also known as the Great Alaskan Earthquake, the Portage Earthquake and the Good Friday Earthquake, was a megathrust earthquake that began at 5:36 P.M. AST on Good Friday, March 27, 1964. Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis resulting from the temblor caused about 131 deaths.

    Epicenter: Great San Francisco earthquake of 1906

    San Francisco Earthquake. 1906.

    Looking Down Sacramento Street (San Francisco,1906) This photo was taken on April 18th, 1906. It is the most famous photograph of the devastation caused by the great fire and earthquake. It was taken by Arnold Genthe on a borrowed camera.

    Giant fossilized human footprint found embedded in solid granite.

    It appears that traffic congestion did not start with the advent of cars. This is a picture of a crowded New York City street in about 1900. You can see the carriages and horse drawn wagons are filling the street.