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Panoramic View of San Francisco in Flames Other Effects of the Disaster "This panoramic view shows San Francisco in flames, five hours after the earthquake. The photograph taken from Mason Street at 10:00 A.M., April 18, 1906. There is little evidence of earthquake damage. Most of the city's downtown buildings appear to be intact, yet flames later partially or wholly destroyed these buildings. The fire continued unchecked for three days

Panoramic View of Nearly Total Devastation of San Francisco Other Effects of the Disaster "This view of the San Francisco ruins shows many square blocks completely leveled. The photograph was taken on May 1, 1906, almost a month after the disaster. Much of the debris had already been hauled away leaving only empty ash-blackened blocks. Rebuilding of small buildings had begun

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross Personnel. Emergency and Hospitals Committee of the Belfast, (Ireland) branch, who had charge of relief work in Northern Ireland in the Otranto disaster. Left to right: sitting - Mrs. Mary H. Walkington, San Francisco; mrs. Johnny M. Simponton, Orange, N.J.; Mrs. J.C. white, Augusta, GA.; Mrs. Hunter Sharp, Columbus, O.; Mrs. Malcolm Gordon, Paterson, N.J.; Mrs. Francis Dolan, N.Y.; Standing: Mrs. Edith J. Brewster, St. Louis; Mrs. F. McMullen, Belfast, Ireland; Mrs. Florence M. McMullen, Rye, N.Y.; Mrs. Oarline Stewart, Brooklyn; Mrs. Edith Blake Fitchie, Philadelphia; J.F. Cleaver, Belfast; Mrs. Bertha W. Shillington, Charlottestown; mrs. Ann Small Weir, Philadelphia; Mrs. E.W.G. Reid, Chicago

American Red Cross - Groups - Otranto Disaster. The first American Red Cross workers to reach Islay, Scotland, the scene of the wreck of the U.S. troopship Otranto, sent out from the Red Cross headquarters in Belfast, Ireland. The Red Cross man directly in front of the flag is James Jeffers of East orange, N.J. The others include several Belfast dosctors

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Bringing in burned refugees from Duluth District, Duluth, Minnesota. American Red Cross Headquearters established at Duluth to fight the disaster wrought by the forest fires

American Red Cross - Vehicles - Rescue nurses leaving for Moose Lake, Minn. American Red Cross Headquarters established at Duluth, Minn. To fight the disaster wrought by the Forest Fires of Oct. 12th, where more than a thousand persons perished

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Gillespie munitions plant disaster. Member of Women's Motor Corps and a sailor wearing masks while they were assisting in taking the people who were injured in the T.A. Gillespie Co. Plant disaster at South Amboy, N.J., to the hospital

New Jersey Division of Civil Defense and Disaster Control Rescue Training School

Civil Defense Poster

Seward, Alaska, view

The Oval Office #4a-10A President Carter declared 5 countries and teh State of Michigan major disaster areas. #12A-13A First Baptist Church, Wash. DC, President Carter and the First Fam. attend Church for Amy's Baptism.

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

EQUIPMENT FOR DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIMENT

AIC David Workman assists a victim in a recent disaster preparedness exercise

Members of the base Disaster Prepardness Unit wear M-6A2 protective hoods and ground crew ensembles during a training exercise

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A member of a disaster preparedness team wears chemical/biological protective gear while participating in a quick reaction runway repair test

Members of a disaster preparedness team wear chemical/biological protective gear while participating in a quick-reaction runway repair test

US Air Force medical personnel examine a baby during disaster relief Exercise ATX-80

US Air Force personnel assist villagers during disaster relief Exercise ATX-80

U.S. Air Force personnel test the eyesight of villagers during disaster relief exercise ATX-80

An Air Force Reserve HC-130 Hercules aircraft lands at a remote mountain airfield to deliver personnel and supplies during disaster relief Exercise ATX-80

Members of the Disaster Response Force decontaminate one of the base facilities during a chemical warfare training exercise

Dressed in chemical warfare gear, Disaster Preparedness personnel decontaminate one of the base facilities during a chemical warfare exercise

Members of the Disaster Response Force of the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing dressed in chemical warfare gear check for contamination during the chemical warfare exercise Salty Mace

A disaster preparedness team dressed in chemical warfare gear performs decontamination maintenance on an F-4E Phantom II aircraft during the chemical warfare exercise Salty Mace. The team is assigned to the 50th Civil Engineering Squadron

8th Combat Support Group disaster preparedness team members wearing chemical warfare gear work on a "casualty" during exercise Team Spirit '81

8th Combat Support Group disaster preparedness team members wearing chemical warfare gear pick up a "casualty" during exercise Team Spirit '81

Disaster preparedness team members wearing chemical warfare gear prepare "litter patients" for transportation to a medical center. The team is assigned to the 8th Combat Support Group, involved in exercise Team Spirit '81

A view of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft as a "chemical war casualty" lies on the ground. The 8th Combat Support Group disaster preparedness team is involved in exercise Team Spirit '81

Members of the 8th Combat Support Group disaster preparedness team, wearing chemical warfare gear, work on a "casualty" during exercise Team Spirit '81

A disaster preparedness team member practices removing a "victim" from an "aircraft crash." The team members is from the 7350th Air Base Group, involved in aircraft accident response training, part of a base safety training exercise

Two Navy divers assist another out of the water at the completion of his dive to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard assist a survey team in plotting the wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street)

Navy divers inflate a rubber raft to be used in the location and recovery of victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers in scuba gear, operate from rubber rafts to locate and recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers carry a rubber raft on to the dive platform for use in the location and recovery of victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

An overhead view of Navy divers trying to locate and recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers participate in the recovery of the victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

SENIOR Navy divers use a schematic diagram of a Boeing 737 to help in the recovery of the tail section from Flight 90, the Air Florida aircraft that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A port bow view of a utility landing craft being used by Navy divers in an operation to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers carry a rubber raft down to the river bank for use in the location and recovery of victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers operate from rubber rafts to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Two Navy divers wearing Mark 12 dive gear prepare to enter the icy water to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers watch as a crane lifts a load of wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Petroleum jelly is applied to a diver's face to protect him from fuel oil and freezing temperatures during the operation to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy dive team assistants carry oxygen tank hose onto a platform during the operation to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A starboard beam view of mechanized landing craft 8379 (LCM-8379) during the diving operation to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy diver wearing Mark 12 dive gear prepares to enter the icy water to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Policemen assist the Navy dive team in carrying a piece of wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street), up onto the river bank. The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy diver is assisted from a platform as he enters the water to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Two Navy divers prepare an oxygen tank prior to making a dive to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy diver in scuba gear (minus mask) participates in the operation to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers stand in line for a hot meal served by the American Red Cross, as they take a break from recovery operations for the victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy dive team navigates a rubber raft through the icy water searching for victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy dive team prepares to depart the platform in a rubber raft, to locate to victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy diver in scuba gear is assisted into a rubber raft before using it to locate to victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy diver is assisted at the completion of his dive where he attempted to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers participate in the recovery of the victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Overhead view of Navy divers operating from a platform to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy CHIEF Radioman Ron Campbell, wearing Mark 12 dive gear, enters the icy water for a dive to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers turn over a rubber raft to be used in the recovery of the victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A view from the river of recovery operations for Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers participate in the recovery of the victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland, and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Two Navy divers in scuba gear stand in a rubber raft, before using it to locate to victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers stand on the river bank in sub-zero temperatures during the operation to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A view of the icy river as Navy divers operate from the bank to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy diver is assisted in removing his Mark 12 gear at the completion of his dive to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers load a recovered piece of the landing gear from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

A Navy diver prepares to attach a crane hook to a load of wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Navy divers operate from a rubber raft to recover wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

An overhead view of Navy divers trying to locate and recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed into Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street). The divers are from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Indian Head, Maryland and Harbor Clearance Unit Two, from Little Creek, Virginia

Media personnel, with cameras set up along Rochambeau Bridge (14th Street), observe the operation to recover victims and wreckage from Flight 90, the Air Florida Boeing 737 that crashed here