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Overview This collection contains 62 black-and-white photographs taken in the aftermath of an earthquake that hit near Long Beach, California in 1933; as well as a newspaper article from March 23, 2003 entitled "Inland Responded to 1933 Long Beach quake" by Joe Blackstock. Images in this collection show damaged buildings including a court house, O.A. Haley's, Jensens Bakery, Whittier school, St. Anthony's Church, W.M.F Lutz Co., Geo E. Nygaard realtor, Hulburt Drugs, as well as images of cracks in the...
Dates: March 1933; March 23, 2003
Overview This collection contains 27 postcards featuring black-and-white images taken in Compton, California in 1933. Most of the images were taken in the aftermath of an earthquake that hit Long Beach, California that year. Images featured include the Young Hotel, Stockwell Building, First National Bank, Aranbe Hotel, a drugstore, the view from Main Street; and other buildings and homes.
Overview The collection includes newsclippings, histories, flyers, newsletters, minutes, correspondence, programs, yearbooks, municipal papers, and histories related to or about the city of Compton. Subjects include commerce, education, private residences, historic preservation, city anniversaries, and natural disasters.
Overview Negatives and photographic prints documenting the history of the Long Beach Fire Department. Included are images of the department from its earliest days in the early 20th century through to 1971. Images focus upon department personnel, apparatus, fires, and fire prevention. Also includes photographic prints and negatives which document the history of the city of Long Beach, including documentation of the March 10, 1933 earthquake and documentation of early drilling activities including major...
Dates: 1840-1971; Majority of material found within 1906-1971
Overview This collection contains 31 black-and-white photographs, 6 clippings, 1 report card, 1 flyer belonging to Julius and Mildred Wien. The photographs in this collection are images that were taken in Compton, California in the aftermath of an earthquake that hit near Long Beach, California in 1933; and images of the Wien Dollar Store taken when it operated in Compton, Inglewood, and Lynwood, California. There is also a flyer advertising Wien Dollar Store's move from Compton to Inglewood; and a...
Dates: 1931; 1933; circa 1935-1944; 1952; 1977