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Row of damaged houses along South Van Ness Ave., between 17th and 18th streets.
Earthquake and Fire Newspaper Clippings


Death Destruction Have Been the Fate of San Francisco
“Call=Chronicle=Examiner” April 19, 1906, Front Page Headline
“Hundreds Dead!” – Daily News April 18, 1906 Front Page
Mayor Schmitz Confers with Military and Citizens
“The Dire Calamity and Greater San Francisco”
Heartbreaking Scenes at Mechanics’ Pavilion
Refugees Go to Oakland
Earthquake Does Not Cause City to Sink
Earthquake Times Recorded by the Weather Bureau
Devastation in Cities of Dead
Havoc at Park Museum
Heavy Earthquake Damage in Sonoma County
Hollister Wrecked by the Earthquake
Nine Killed in Santa Cruz Mountain Landslides
Orphans Driven from Their Shelter
Plucky News Gatherer Sticks to His Work
Telegraph Office Perched on Pole
Vast Army Has Left the City
Wife He Seeks May be Dead
“Wisdom of the Dogs,” by Ernest S. Simpson
“Wreck of City’s Buildings Awful,” by Fred J. Hewitt
“A Fire So Richly Fed,” by Joaquin Miller
Counting the 1906 Casualties

Chinese Colony at Foot of Van Ness
Chinese Crowding into Fashionable Districts
Chinese Housed at Presidio – Later they Will Go to Hunter’s Point
Chinese Protest over Moving Chinatown
Chinese Worship in Ruins of Chinatown
Fear Chinese May Abandon San Francisco
Moving Chinatown to Telegraph Hill
New Chinatown Near Fort Point
Plan for a New Chinatown – Chinese Rounded Up
“Asiatic Coolie Invasion”
Mayor Schmitz Bars Coolie Labor for Reconstruction


Chinese Cared For
Harvest Time for Tramps
Swindling Contractors
Red Cross Funds Not Looted by Mayor Schmitz


Fire is Costly to Uncle Sam
Fortifications Shattered by Earthquake
Great Work of Army Signal Corps
Soldiers and Clerks Save Custom–House
Scared Guards Shoot Horse
Soldiers Three as Good as a Regiment


$100 Reward – Judge Ward McAllister Lost
Big Structures Now Planned
Father Yorke Says City’s Red Tape is Bad
Refugee Revolt at Lafayette Square
Tar and Feathers for the San Francisco Relief Committee
Demoralization in San Francisco Relief Efforts
Alameda Building Trades Relief Work
When You Go to San Francisco Seek to Relieve Suffering
Mother of Fire Hero in Want
Injured Firemen Recovering
Lessons Learned from the Charleston Earthquake
First Hostelry Rebuilt in San Francisco
Little Light for Weeks to Come
Telephones Soon in Operation
Oakland Camp Established for Lost Children
Rapid Freight Work Done by Southern Pacific Company
Complete Sunset Magazine Emergency Earthquake Edition
San Francisco Imperishable
To Reorganize the Fire Department
Salvation Army to Help
Many Suggestions Volunteered for Rebuilding San Francisco
Some Thoughts on San Francisco,” by Charles Moore
“How the History of the Disaster is Being Made,”By Prof. H. Morse Stephens

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