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16 Views of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire From the Archives of The Museum of the City of San Francisco The Great Fire as seen from a ferry boat in the Bay. Fire around the Call Building at Third and Market Streets. Emporium, at Powell and Market, is at right.

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16 Views of the 1906

San Francisco

Earthquake and Fire

From the Archives of

The Museum of the City of San Francisco

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Fire around the Call Building at Third and Market

Streets. Emporium, at Powell and Market, is at right.

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“Ham and Egg” fire burns at Grove and Laguna streets.

View is along Grove Street. City Hall dome can be seen in the smoke cloud.

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Close-up view of refugees fleeing along Grove Street.

The large clusters of refugees along the street suggest

they are involved in rescuing trapped persons.

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Crowds gather at Market and Laguna streets to flee the Great Fire. Building at lower center right still survives as do along Laguna. Almost all others pictured here burned.

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View from Laguna and Market streets of the Great Fire

burning through the Mission District.

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Dreadful earthquake damage, along

Grant Ave., in Chinatown.

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Refugees search for souvenirs on sidewalk in front of the

Stanford mansion on Powell Street at California.

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Refugees built shanties from any available materials to house themselves after the disaster. This encampment is near the Marina. The Army later provided tents for refugees.

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Prepared by The

Museum of the City of San Francisco

©2000 Gladys Cox Hansen