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Weir, J T - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Weir, J T - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tro...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

McClaim, John - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

McClaim, John - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Wallace, John - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Wallace, John - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Bairfield, T B - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Bairfield, T B - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Stat...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Holyfield, N - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Holyfield, N - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Braning, William - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Braning, William - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second St...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Rogers, S J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Rogers, S J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State T...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Abernatty, M C - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Abernatty, M C - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Stat...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Byrd, W R - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Byrd, W R - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tro...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Hunnell, A J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Hunnell, A J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

McMillin, A J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

McMillin, A J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Gay, W S - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Gay, W S - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troo...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Meridith, J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Meridith, J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State T...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Traylor, J E - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Traylor, J E - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

McCrary, Eli - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

McCrary, Eli - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Doaty, P L - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Doaty, P L - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tr...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Heime, Jacob - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Heime, Jacob - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Owen, M E - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Owen, M E - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tro...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

McMahen, D - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

McMahen, D - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tr...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Owen, Henry - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Owen, Henry - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State T...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Creekmoore, James - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Creekmoore, James - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second S...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Jones, T F - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Jones, T F - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tr...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Critz, S T - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Critz, S T - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tr...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Spear, A J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Spear, A J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tr...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Selly, J H - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Selly, J H - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tr...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Gipson, J C - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Gipson, J C - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State T...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Sellars, G W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Sellars, G W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Hutchenson, A J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Hutchenson, A J - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Sta...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Taylor, J L - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Taylor, J L - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State T...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Gaddy, Louis - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Gaddy, Louis - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Caudiff, W G - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Caudiff, W G - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Holladay, O F - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Holladay, O F - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Elsbury, E - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Elsbury, E - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tr...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Lamkins, Drewry - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Lamkins, Drewry - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Sta...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Triggs, Thomas - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Triggs, Thomas - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Stat...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Lamkin, Robert - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Lamkin, Robert - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Stat...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Wescott, A A - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Wescott, A A - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Goodwin, W H - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Goodwin, W H - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State ...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Ikenor, William - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Ikenor, William - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Sta...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Hannah, W M - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Hannah, W M - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State T...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Edmons, O P - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

Edmons, O P - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State T...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

O'Flinn, O - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Troops, Infantry (30 Days, 1864)

O'Flinn, O - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second State Tr...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

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 San Francisco in Flames Other Effects of the Disaste...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Noaa/Ngdc Release Status: Released to Public... more

Looking down Fourth Street just off Market Street, soldiers patrol the devastated area. An unidentified building is still standing. 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

Looking down Fourth Street just off Market Street, soldiers patrol the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

US Army soldiers from the Presidio pose for a group shot, with their Springfield 03 rifles, in front of the ruins of the Hall of Justice. The troops aided the local police force in keeping order and protection for the citizens of the devastated city. 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

US Army soldiers from the Presidio pose for a group shot, with their S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Mission Relief Headquarters. The barn of James Rolph Jr. on Guerrero Street was converted into the headquarters for Mission relief. Later, Rolph became Mayor of San Francisco and then governor. 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

Mission Relief Headquarters. The barn of James Rolph Jr. on Guerrero S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

The city of San Francisco on fire after the earthquake. 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

The city of San Francisco on fire after the earthquake. On April 18, 1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Refugee camp overlooks the damaged city of San Francisco. This camp might be on Mission Dolores Park. Note the Ladies and Mens facilities. In the distance are domes of the City Hall (left) and the Call Building (right). 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

Refugee camp overlooks the damaged city of San Francisco. This camp mi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Panoramic View of San Francisco on April 1909 three years after the massive 8.25 earthquake of 1906. The view from 1000 feet above Jones and Washington Street, looking eastward. Goat Island (now Yerba Buena Island) in the San Francisco Bay, is in the upper far left. Mason Street cuts across right corner. 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

Panoramic View of San Francisco on April 1909 three years after the ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: R. J. Waters Release Status: Released to Pub... more

One of the many Street Kitchens that sprang up in the aftermath of the quake. This one is in front of the Baker & Greenwich Street Market, near the Presidio. 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

One of the many Street Kitchens that sprang up in the aftermath of the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Looking, toward the Call Building, northeast up Market Street. The Call Building is enveloped in smoke on the right side of the street. The fire engine is attempting to find water in a hydrant. Curved building on the left is the James Flood Building at Market and Powell, the Emporium is across the street. 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

Looking, toward the Call Building, northeast up Market Street. The Cal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A group of laborers appear to be cleaning building blocks for later use in the rebuilding of San Francisco. A soldier with a Springfield Rifle 03 is picking up something. 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

A group of laborers appear to be cleaning building blocks for later us...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Breadlines form up at Mission High School in the aftermath of the quake. 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

Breadlines form up at Mission High School in the aftermath of the quak...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Soldiers from the Presidio stand amid the rubble of fallen buildings after the earthquake. The Hall of Records (dome) is in the background (right). 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

Soldiers from the Presidio stand amid the rubble of fallen buildings a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Fresh water is delivered via mule drawn barrel wagon to the refugees at a camp in the Presidio. Military personnel stand by as women and children bring buckets to fill. 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

Fresh water is delivered via mule drawn barrel wagon to the refugees a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Men ride horseback on an unidentified street showing some of the earthquake damage in the background. 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

Men ride horseback on an unidentified street showing some of the earth...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A view of busy Market Street looking southward. This shot may be taken just before the earthquake hit. There is no date on the photo. 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

A view of busy Market Street looking southward. This shot may be taken...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

As soldiers from the Presidio patrol with their Springfield 03 at ready, civilians queue up in bread lines for food in the aftermath of the quake. 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

As soldiers from the Presidio patrol with their Springfield 03 at read...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A view along Market Street at the remains of the Call Building (domed) (right), the Mutual Bank Building (left), and the Chronicle Building (rear). 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

A view along Market Street at the remains of the Call Building (domed)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Bread line forms at the Signal Corps at the Presidio. 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

Bread line forms at the Signal Corps at the Presidio. On April 18, 190...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

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

Ruin of the $7,000,000 City Hall by earthquake and fire. The building ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Burnt-out truck of an inbound streetcar lies on Third Street between Market and Mission. The Call Building (left) at the corner of Third and Market streets. Mutual Savings Bank is across Market and Kearny. 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

Burnt-out truck of an inbound streetcar lies on Third Street between M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A small group of San Franciscans now stands in rubble where 308 Van Ness Avenue once stood. In the background is whats left of City Hall. 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

A small group of San Franciscans now stands in rubble where 308 Van Ne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

An unidentified area of San Francisco suffers total devastation. Unknown woman poses for a picture. 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

An unidentified area of San Francisco suffers total devastation. Unkno...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

The burning of San Francisco. Reproduced from the only photograph that shows the entire scope and extent of this awful conflagration the worst in the history of the world. Fire line over three miles long, property loss three hundred million dollars. 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

The burning of San Francisco. Reproduced from the only photograph that...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Harry Sterling Hooper Release Status: Releas... more

As fires rage in the background, the newly of San Francisco gather at Union Square. The tall steel skeleton, then known as the Union League Building, was under construction at the time of the earthquake, later finished, and still standing on Geary Street. The Butler Building at right, also under construction at the time. Its walls peeled away during the earthquake and killed several people in buildings adjoining the structure. 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...

As fires rage in the background, the newly of San Francisco gather at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As fires rage in the background, the newly homeless of San Francisco gather at Union Square. The tall steel skeleton, then known... more

A crowd gathers at Telegraph Hill to watch the burning of San Francisco. The view is looking south. 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

A crowd gathers at Telegraph Hill to watch the burning of San Francisc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Soldiers from the Presidio patrol this area, looking north from the junction of Sansome and Bush Streets. The area is known as the insurance district of San Francisco. 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

Soldiers from the Presidio patrol this area, looking north from the ju...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Like nomads settling in for a stay this is the largest tent refugee camp on the Presidio Reservation. United States Army General Hospital is in the background. 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

Like nomads settling in for a stay this is the largest tent refugee ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Busy Days

Busy Days

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Busy Days In The Shopping District

Busy Days In The Shopping District

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Halcyon Days

Halcyon Days

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Melancholy Days Have Come

Melancholy Days Have Come

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Secretary McAdoo's Busy Days

Secretary McAdoo's Busy Days

This illustration entitled, "Secretary McAdoo's Busy Days", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on November 3, 1913, depicts that new Secretary of the Treasury, Willia... more

Scene on the West Beach a few days before the evacuation
After 566 Days

After 566 Days

This illustration entitled, "After 566 Days", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on October 21, 1914, shows a congressman bursting through the doors of the Capitol bu... more

Uncle Sam's Busy Diplomatic Days

Uncle Sam's Busy Diplomatic Days

This illustration entitled, "Uncle Sam's Busy Diplomatic Days", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on August 16, 1915, depicts Uncle Sam busy with diplomatic activiti... more

American Red Cross - Supplies - American Red Cross supplies arriving at Pirot, Serbia, bo ox-cart. In order to reach the devaststed regions of Serbia it was necessary to route the shipments from Salonica by way ofDedeagatch, Bulgaria, across the Serbian Bulgarian border, a distance of over 900 miles, involving seven days of travel

American Red Cross - Supplies - American Red Cross supplies arriving a...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Supplies

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - The Red Cross man on the road. His car with its modest white-lettered "U.S."is a familiar sight around England in these days when almost every town has its camp of American soldiers in training

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - The Red Cross man on the road. Hi...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Warehouses - A.R.C. Warehouse at Bruges, Belgium, occupied by the Germans as a canteen until a few days before this photo was taken

American Red Cross - Warehouses - A.R.C. Warehouse at Bruges, Belgium,...

Date Taken: 11/0/1918 Photographer: American Red Cross, Belgium American Red Cross - Warehouses

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - American soldiers visit England. First American soldiers to get leave from the western front for a seven days' visit to England. They are gathered in the courtyard of the Red Cross headquarters in London

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - American soldiers visi...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Here the master came at the end of some of his hard days in Jerusalem

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Here the master came at the end o...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Canteens - American Sailors at Red Cross Canteen in Royal Law Courts, London, England. The "Great Hall" of the Law Courts served as dormitory for about a thousand men, for ten days after the signing of the armistice, and in one of the alcoves, the Red Cross canteen women set up their counter and furnished all comers with sanwiches, coffee, and various good things. Photograph taken at midnight

American Red Cross - Canteens - American Sailors at Red Cross Canteen ...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Canteens

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Class Day, Harvard University, shows few graduates these war time days.  Scene at Harvard University, graduating class - 1918

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Class Day, Harvard Un...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: Boston Transcript Colleges and Universities - Harvard University

American Red Cross - Construction - A.R.C. Evacuation Hospital, No. 110, after 7 days of construction, Coincy, France

American Red Cross - Construction - A.R.C. Evacuation Hospital, No. 11...

Date Taken: 8/15/1918 Photographer: American Red Cross, France American Red Cross - Construction

American Red Cross - Christmas Activities - Christmas Day at Dartford Hospital, England. The Red Cross Santa Claus visited every soldier in this hopsital. Shows Private Edward Davidson of Brooklyn, N.Y., who had laid six days in a shell hole and twelve weeks in a hospital unable to move while his splintered arm was mending

American Red Cross - Christmas Activities - Christmas Day at Dartford ...

Date Taken: 12/0/1918 Photographer: American Red Cross, England American Red Cross - Christmas Activities

Ceremonies - Maine - War Activities, Sanford, ME. Parade when first report was received that armistice was signed, a few days previous to the official report

Ceremonies - Maine - War Activities, Sanford, ME. Parade when first re...

Photographer: F.L. Downs, Sanford, ME. Ceremonies - Maine

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross workers and ambulance drivers in Milan on a tour of the city accomplanied by officials and Italian army officers. Nothing has done more to cement the friendship between Italy and the United States than the work done by the American Red Cross during the trying days of the Italian retreat. Everywhere the Red Cross workers appear they are are wildly acclaimed by crowds

American Red Cross - Groups - American Red Cross workers and ambulance...

Date Taken: 05/0/1918 Photographer: International Film Service American Red Cross - Groups

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - American Red Cross Activities in Middletown, Conn. Building erected in 53 days for use of the Middlesex Chapter of the Red Cross

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - American Red Cross Act...

Photographer: Middletown War Bureau American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings

American Red Cross - Salvage - Red Cross Salvage Campaign. There is a use for everything no matter how old or how worn it is; this is the motto of the Red Cross Salvage Campaign which is now in progress, over the entire country. Old shoes, old clothes, books, tinfoil, and other discards are in the collection. Magazinese collected in two days
Ceremonies - France - When the Armistice was signed by the German delegates Paris went wild with joy. Photo shows a truckful of Yankees passing the Royale during the celebration which lasted a few days

Ceremonies - France - When the Armistice was signed by the German dele...

Photographer: International Film Service Ceremonies - France

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Patriotic Pilgrimage to Lebanon, Conn. on Lafayette anniversary. The Pilgrimage of Gov. Marcus H. Holcomb, the third War Governor of Conn. to the home of the first War Governor, Jonathan Trumbell, governor during the War for American Independence, in commeration of the 161st anniversary of Lafayette. Gov. Holcomb is shown speaking at the Trumbell tomb in the old cemetery of revolutionary days in Lebanon, Conn

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Patriotic Pilgrimage to Lebanon, Co...

Date Taken: 9/8/1918 Photographer: J. Fred Dunne Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918

American Red Cross - Vehicles - American Red Cross Garage, Southampton, England. One of oldest and most famous buildings in Southampton, built when King Canute defied the rising tide in Southampton. The building was orginally part of the city wall, from the top of which expert archers trained their arrows on the little bands of enemies who waged guerilla warfare in those days. In 13th Century this portion of the wall was set aside as the Wool Market and during the Napoleonic wars it was converted into a prison for French soldiers who fell into Wellington's hands

American Red Cross - Vehicles - American Red Cross Garage, Southampton...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Vehicles

American Red Cross - Canteens - American soldiers on leave in London. First American troops on leave in London. The Americans getting seven days leave in England and they come to London in daily parites of a hundred or so. They are eating their luncheon at the Red Cross Canteen

American Red Cross - Canteens - American soldiers on leave in London. ...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Canteens

American Red Cross - Canteens - One of the biggest problems of the Americna soldier in Paris is finding sleeping accommodations but through the American Red Cross the situation is rapidly growing better. Here is part of a Red Cross tent hotel located at Champs de Mars. It has cots for 1,400 guests and was erected in nine days

American Red Cross - Canteens - One of the biggest problems of the Ame...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Canteens

Ceremonies - Maine - War Activities, Sanford, ME. Parade when first report was received that armistice was signed, a few days previous to the official report

Ceremonies - Maine - War Activities, Sanford, ME. Parade when first re...

Photographer: F.L. Downs, Sanford, ME. Ceremonies - Maine

American Red Cross - Supplies - Red Cross supplies for the survivors of the Otranto being unloaded at the bridggend Hotel, Islay, Scotland, where several of the survivors were located several days

American Red Cross - Supplies - Red Cross supplies for the survivors o...

Photographer: American Red Cross American Red Cross - Supplies

American Red Cross - Vehicles - A.R.C. workers taking truck load of food to Sedan, the first food that the people of that city had been seen since the Germans left it seven days before

American Red Cross - Vehicles - A.R.C. workers taking truck load of fo...

Date Taken: 11/0/1918 Photographer: American Red Cross, France American Red Cross - Vehicles

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