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Edison Film - 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

After the earthquake shook San Francisco, the city burned for several days.  It is believed that 250,000 people were immediately rendered homeless. 

This clip, from a film by the Edison Company, shows the disaster's aftermath as tents line the city street.


Media Credits

Clip from Edison Company's 1906 documentary on the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire.  Online, courtesy Library of Congress (Prelinger Archives).

 

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