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Ruin of the $7,000,000 City Hall by earthquake and fire. The building was a monument of poor workmanship, materials and design. The U.S. Geological Survey Report on the San Francisco Earthquake of April 18,1906. (Possible photograph by Frank Soule) On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Monthly Progress Photo, Materials for Pier C Delivered Alongside Berth 6, Looking Southwest, Snare & Triest Company, Contractor

Monthly Progress Photo, Pier C, Storage of Materials Alongside Berthing, Looking South, Snare and Triest Company, Contractor

Photograph Showing the Hauling of Construction Materials for the Fort Crockett Repairs and Restoration

American Red Cross - Supplies - Loading materials for the A.R.C. Hospital (Malabry) at the saw mill in Seeaux

Airplanes - Materials - Aviation Material, castor oil. 4 photographs

Colleges and Universities - Stevens Institute of Technology - Materials Testing Laboratory. Stevens Institute Of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing airplane spruce and other timber for the government by Norwood Lumber

Airplanes - Wheels - Aeroplane parts. Manufacturing war Materials. E.G. Budd Mfg. Co., Phila., PA

Armor - Body and Helmets - Manufacturing war materials. Finished helmets ready for delivery to the paint department of the plant of Edward G. Budd Mfg. Co., Phila., PA

Airplanes - Types - Pomilio Aircraft Factory. Aero dynamical Laboratory for testing materials

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - A.R.C. camouflaged "Creche." The American Army has a camp where all materials destined for the front are camouflaged. French women were wanted for the work, but most of them being mothers, they could not leave their children so the A.R.C. opened this home for them which is under the care of Miss Mary E. Mather, as Directrice

Airplanes - Materials - Aviation Material, castor oil. 4 photographs

American Red Cross - Canteens - A.R.C. provides writing materials for American soldiers in their canteen at Chateauroux, France

Airplanes - Materials - Raising castor beans. View of plantation No. 2 of the United West Indies Corp. San Michel, Haiti. This was taken after six weeks of planting. Haitian Products Co

Airplanes - Materials - Scheuerman Co. Inc. Plant, 332 Pearl Street, Buffalo, N.Y. Cutting and light sewing machine room, showing where material is cut out and light sewing done on aviators' equipment

Airplanes - Materials - Aviation Material. Middle man is United States Government inspector representing the Aircraft Production Bureau making 1st Inspection. Plantation No. 2. San Michel, Haiti

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing castor oil. The extraction plant of the Gillett Oil Co., Gainesville, Fla

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture at the Buckeye Nurseries, Tampa, Florida. A view of the castor bean farm

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor plan showing the arrangement of the seeds. The castor oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

American Red Cross - Construction - A.R.C. truck transporting building materials for portable houses at Malabray

Roumania. Gathering raw materials in Craiova. Raw hides being made ready for drying. August 1917

Airplanes - Materials - Fabric Dept., sewing wing covers, etc. From Standard Aircraft Corp. Elizabeth, N.J

Airplanes - Materials - Growing castor beans for the U.S. Government on the Sutter Basin Co. Lands, Sacremento Valley, Cal. Castor bean plant showing "spike" on which berry grows. From Signal Office, War Dept

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Field of castor beans. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Aviation Material. Plantation No. 2. Note large spikes at 4.5 months. United West Indies Corp., San Michel, Haiti

Airplanes - Materials - Raising castor beans. First plows to be operated on plantation No. 2 of the United West Indies Corp., San Michel, Haiti. U.S. Government inspector on the left. Haitian Products Co

Airplanes - Materials - Aviation Material. Plantation No. 2, 3rd month. United West Indies, Corp., San Michel, Haiti

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing casot oil. Crushing plant of the Gillett Oil Co., Gainesville, Fla

Airplanes - Materials - Fabric Dept., sewing wing covers, etc. From Standard Aircraft Corp. Elizabeth, N.J

Colleges and Universities -Wentworth Institute, Mass. - 101st Regiment U.S. Engineers, in training at Wentworth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts. Testing the strength of materials

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing castor oil. Interior view of crushing plant of the Gillett Oil Co., Gainesville, Fla

In deserted St. Quentin, showing the effect o fheavy French artillery fire. Gathering lead and other materials from the ruined houses

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing airplane spruce and other timber for the government by Norwood Lumber Co

Roumania. Gathering raw materials in Craiova. Packing wool for delivery. August 1917

Ceremonies - Independence Day Parades (All States) - Manufacturing war materials for the government. Cylinder finishing department float of Harrisburg Pipe & Pipe Bending Co., Harrisburg, PA. Fourth of July parade, 1918. Tallest cylinders on left used by United States and French Armies as nitrogen containers for balloon service; smaller cylinders in background, as gas and liquid containers; small cylinders in foreground used in trench warfare service, to sound alarm of gas attack by enemy, a horn being applied to valve opening, and compressed air allowed to escape through horn. Red Cross Oxygen cylinders were used in all Army and Navy Hospitals

Airplanes - Materials - Welding metal parts for aeroplanes. Committee Public Information

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor bean field. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing castor oil. View of plant of Gillett Oil Co., Gainesville, Fla., showing left to right, bean sheds curshing plant and boilers

Ceremonies - Independence Day Parades (All States) - Manufacturing war materials for the government. Open hearth department float of Harrisburg Pipe & Pipe Bending Co. plant, Harrisburg, PA. in Fourth of July parade, 1918. The good steel produced by the open hearths, made it possible to machine shells and fabricate cylinders with little trouble

Airplanes - Materials - Pitch pockets in wood for aeroplane construction. Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis

Airplanes - Materials - Machines sewing wing covers, etc. Standard Aircraft Corp. Elizabeth, N.J

American Red Cross - Recreation and Sports - Interior of the Officers Recreation Room at Kehorre, Brest, France. This is operated by American Red Cross and is a huge success. All comforts including fine big chairs, writing materials, games and music

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture at the Buckeye Nurseries, Tampa, Florida. Plowing the far for the cultivation of the castor bean

Chemical Warfare Service - Plants - Edgewood Arsenal and Others - Helping to win the war. Raw materials used in the production of gas mask containers stored in the Government's store room, plant of Rosenwasser Bros., Inc., Long Island, New York

Airplanes - Materials - Government contractor inspecting larges spikes on beans growing in yard of Native "cultivator." San Michel, Haiti. (Aviation Material)

Ceremonies - Independence Day Parades (All States) - Manufacturing war materials for the government. Department floats for Fourth of July parade, 1918, Harrisburg Pipe & Pipe Bending Co. plant, Harrisburg, PA

Airplanes - Materials - Aviaiton Material. Plantation No. 4. 4th month. United West Indies Corp., San Michel, Haiti

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing airplane spruce and other timber for the government by Norwood Lumber

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing airplane spruce and other timber for the government by Norwood Lumber

Western fornt. Depot for captured materials at a field railway station

Airplanes - Materials - Raising castor beans. View of plantation No. 2 of the United West Indies Corp. San Michel, Haiti. This was taken after six weeks of planting. Haitian Products Co

Building (Toilet Made from Scrap Materials)

Photograph of the Construction Site in the National Archives and Building Materials

Truck Delivers Reading Materials to the U.S. Information Center, Munich, Germany

Liquid target assembly for irradiation of lubricant materials. Photo taken 4/21/1950. 60"-260. Principal Investigator/Project: Crocker Lab/60-inch

High temperature target assembly for testing materials. Photo taken 4/21/1950. 60"-259. Principal Investigator/Project: Crocker Lab/60-inch

Portrait of Dr. Leo Brewer, Berkeley Inorganic Materials Laboratory and UC Professor of Chemistry, taken 10/05/1962. Morgue 1962-47 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Publicity shot of G. Gura and E. Parker, Inorganic Materials Department, taken January 28, 1963. Morgue 1963-2 (P-4) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Publicity shot of G. Gura, Inorganic Materials Department, taken January 28, 1963. Morgue 1963-2 (P-2) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

4/65. Valdez - New grade school - Building materials for utilities (looking NE)

Portrait of Gareth Thomas, associate professor of metallurgy of UC Berkeley and a group leader of Lawrence Radiation Laboratory's Inorganic Materials Research Division (IMRD) after receiving the Curtis W. McGraw Research Award for 1966. Photo taken March 31, 1966. Morgue 1966-18 (P-2) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Portrait of Joseph A. Pask, UC professor of ceramic engineering and a member of Lawrence Radiation Laboratory's Inorganic Materials Research Division in Berkeley, selected to receive the John Jeppson Award. Photo taken May 17, 1966. Morgue 1966-46 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

US Navy (USN) Sailors from Naval Hospital Great Lakes located in Chicago, Illinois (IL), giving back to the community by offloading construction materials at a Habitat for Humanity construction project in Chicago's South Suburbs, during Navy Week Chicago. Sponsored by the Navy Office of Community Outreach, twenty such weeks are planned this year in cities throughout the Country

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EQUIPMENT IN ROOMS 220 - 227 - B-10 IN THE BASIC MATERIALS LABORATORY BML AND THE MATERIALS AND STRESSES M&S BUILDING

MATERIALS & STRUCTURES M&S DIVISION STORY FOR LEWIS NEWS

MATERIALS & STRUCTURES M&S DIVISION STORY FOR LEWIS NEWS

EQUIPMENT IN ROOMS 220 - 227 - B-10 IN THE BASIC MATERIALS LABORATORY BML AND THE MATERIALS AND STRESSES M&S BUILDING

MATERIALS & STRUCTURES M&S DIVISION STORY FOR LEWIS NEWS

EQUIPMENT IN ROOMS 220 - 227 - B-10 IN THE BASIC MATERIALS LABORATORY BML AND THE MATERIALS AND STRESSES M&S BUILDING

EVAPORATING CONDENSOR IN THE PENTHOUSE OF THE MATERIALS & STRESSES M&S BUILDING

MATERIALS & STRUCTURES M&S DIVISION STORY FOR LEWIS NEWS

EQUIPMENT IN ROOMS 220 - 227 - B-10 IN THE BASIC MATERIALS LABORATORY BML AND THE MATERIALS AND STRESSES M&S BUILDING

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EQUIPMENT IN ROOMS 220 - 227 - B-10 IN THE BASIC MATERIALS LABORATORY BML AND THE MATERIALS AND STRESSES M&S BUILDING

EQUIPMENT IN ROOMS 220 - 227 - B-10 IN THE BASIC MATERIALS LABORATORY BML AND THE MATERIALS AND STRESSES M&S BUILDING

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H2 HYDROGEN FURNACE ACCIDENT IN THE MATERIALS PROCESSING LABORATORY MPL

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