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San Francisco Destroyed....



Item # 177389

May 5, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1906  There is a front page illustration, "The Heart of the Ruins" by Arthur Lewis and an article called "The Destruction of San Francisco" by Miriam Michelson. This issue has many full page photos of San Francisco after it is destroyed. Photos like "Looking North on Battery Street at Broadway, Showing, on the Right, The Westerly Slope of Telegraph Hill"; "The Steel Framework of San Francisco's City Hall Stripped Bare by the Earthquake"; "The South Side of Market Street at the Corner of Main, Showing the Ruins of the New Million-Dollar Buckley Building"; "Where Death and Ruin Marked the Progress of the Flames"; "The Clean Sweep Made by the Fire at the Corner of Howard and Stewart Streets--An Entire Block has been Burned Level with the Ground"; "After the Earthquake in Oakland", plus many, many others and other advertisements of the day. See photos for full details.

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