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2 edition of A personal history of the San Francisco earthquake and fire in 1906. found in the catalog.

A personal history of the San Francisco earthquake and fire in 1906.

Edward Livingston

A personal history of the San Francisco earthquake and fire in 1906.

by Edward Livingston

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Published in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Livingston, Edward.,
  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • Fires -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Earthquake and fire, 1906 -- Personal narratives.

  • Edition Notes

    GenrePersonal narratives.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22955709M

    Resources for Researching the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire California History Room Searching the book catalog Online at Subject headings: o San Francisco (Calif.) – Earthquake and fire, o Earthquakes – California – San Francisco o Earthquakes – California – San Francisco Bay Area. A writer buys a cigar at am at the start of the earthquake, and takes notes for a book as he follows the fire over four days. The Story of the Great Disaster San Francisco's Earthquake and Fire By W. G. Zeigler. 10 x 7 Softcover Pages - Illustrations-- Based upon a first person account

    Earthquake and fire, 65 works Search for books with subject Earthquake and fire, Search. This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. , Accessible book, San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., Examples. An example of modern vintage is the publication of The High Girders in by the journalist John Prebble concerning Tay Bridge Disaster of Decem , one of the worst ever disasters on the rail network in Britain. It is a well composed book and written with good documentary accuracy, the author having accessed the many documents which have survived, especially the massive.

    On 18 April a major earthquake hit San Francisco, and the resulting fires destroyed over 80% of the city, killed thousands of people, and left half of the population homeless. Misled by local propaganda as to earthquake likelihood, few residents of San Francisco had bought earthquake insurance, but they had bought fire insurance. The San Francisco earthquake and fire Bancroft Library presents the San Francisco earthquake and fire | San Francisco earthquake and fire Presents a collection of selected primary sources materials on the San Francisco earthquake and fire in digital format. Prepared by the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Project, a project.


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