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Jefferson Square Becomes a Tent City

Jefferson Square Becomes a Tent City American History Disasters Tragedies and Triumphs Famous Historical Events

Photo depicting temporary shelters set up in Jefferson Square following the earthquake.  The great quake of 1906 made so many people homeless that tents became a valuable option.


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Image online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

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