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Inventory of Miscellaneous Photographs of San Francisco Shortly after the Earthquake and Fire of 1906 [graphic], ca. 1906-1907
BANC PIC 19xx.169--PIC  
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1--PIC [Mission St. District Burning as Seen From Chinatown.] 1906-04-

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 11 x 17 cm. Captioned on mount in ms.
 

2--PIC [The Fire on the west side of Town.] 1906-04-

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 11x 17 cm. Captioned on mount in ms.
 

3--PIC [The City Burning at Night, as seen From Alta Park] 1906-04-

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 17 x 11 cm. Captioned on mount in ms.
 

4--PIC [The City on Fire as seen From 16th St. Hill] 1906-04-

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 11 x 17 cm. Captioned on mount in ms.
 

5--PIC [Down Market St. from corner of Sansome.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 18 x 24 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

6--PIC [View down Market Street from Twin Peaks.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 18 x 24 cm.
 

7--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Down Market St. from Twin Peaks, May 28, 1906.
1906-05-28

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 258.
 

8--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

The Mission [District] from Twin Peaks, May 28, 1906.
1906-05-28

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 12 x 25cm. Captioned in negative. No. 256.
 

9--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

From Corbett Road, May 28, 1906. [View down Market Street toward downtown from lower slopes of Twin Peaks.]
1906-05-28

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 257.
 

10--PIC [View south: Post near Market] [Some reconstruction progress visible.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

11--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Down California St. from Nob Hill, May 3[?], 1906.
1906-05-03

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 209.
 

12--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Unburned section, Washington St. May 13, 1906. [Residences.]
1906-05-13

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Turrill and Miller, Off[icial?]. Photo., The California Promotion Committee. Captioned in negative. No. 29.
 

13--PIC [Restaurant and Buttermilk Stands.] [Food vening carts, wagons, streetcars, and tents among rubble on Market Street.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 16 x 21 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

14--PIC [Dynamite crew, Market St.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 19 x 25 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

15--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Blasting the Walls, St. Ignatius Church. August 11, 1906.
1906-08-11

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 318.
 

16--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Blasting the Walls, St. Ignatius Church. August 11, 1906.
1906-08-11

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 319.
 

17--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Removing Debris by Car, June [?]7, 1906. [Southern Pacific Railroad car loaded with rubble and workers on top.]
1906-06-07

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 17 x 25 cm. Turrill and Miller, Off. Photo., The California Promotion Committee. Captioned in negative. No. 83 [?].
 

18--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Removing the Debris, May 16[?], 1906. [Wagons being loaded among ruins.]
1906-05-

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Turrill and Miller, Off. Photo., The California Promotion Committee. Captioned in negative. No. 44.
 

19--PIC Cohen, E.A.

[Sloss Doorway.]
ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 17 x 12 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

20--PIC [Crocker residence entrance, California St., Nob Hill] ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 12 x 17cm. Captioned on verso.
 

21--PIC [Corner of A.M.[?] Towne residence, California St., Nob Hill] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 18 x 12 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

22--PIC Cohen, E.A.

[Crocker residence, California St., Nob Hill]
ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 12 x 17 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

23--PIC [Turrill and Miller (photogs.)]

Burned Cable Cars, California and Hyde, June 23, 1906.
1906-06-23

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 23 cm. Captioned in negative. [Photographer's name and number crossed out in negative.]
 

24--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Wreck of Linda Vista Hotel, Turk and Jones Sts., May 16, 1906.
1906-05-16

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Caption in negative. No. 233.
 

25--PIC [Turrill and Miller (photogs.)?]

[Headquarters of Committee on Reconstruction of SF.]
ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 15 x 23 cm. Captioned on verso. Numbered in negative: No. 42. [in manner identical to Turrill and Miller numbering.]
 

26--PIC [Mission San Francisco de Asis, Dolores, Built 1780.] ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 18 x 25 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

27--PIC Cohen, E.A.

[Portsmouth (Square?) SF Hall of Justice.] [With tents in plaza.]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 12 x 17 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

28--PIC Cohen, E.A.

[Down O'Farrell from corner of Stockton, Call Bldg.]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 12 x 17 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

29--PIC [View South from top of Nob Hill.] [Reconstruction in progress.] ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 12 x 17 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

30--PIC Cohen, E.A.

[Pacific Union Club ruined, corner of Post and Stockton.]
ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 12 x 17 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

31--PIC [Hibernia bank, Jones and McAllister.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 16 x 21 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

32--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

St. Ignatius, Sep. 2, 1906.
1906-09-02

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 24 x 20 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 329.
 

33--PIC [Crossley Bldg., New Montgomery and Mission Sts.] [Men seated among street filled with brick rubble.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 18 x 24 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

34--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Franklin and Clay, Where Heroic Efforts Stopped the Fire, May 9, 1906.
1906-05-09

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Turrill and Miller, Off. Photo., The California Promotion Committee. Captioned in negative. No. 4.
 

35--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Palace Hotel, Built 1874, Monadnock Building, in course of construction, Examiner Building, demolished by dynamite. May 12, 1906.
1906-05-12

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Turrill and Miller, Off. Photo., The California Promotion Committee. Captioned in negative. No. 17.
 

36--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

Interior Crocker-Woolworth National Bank, June 14, 1906. [Gutted by fire.]
1906-06-14

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 289 [?].
 

37--PIC [Chinese Refugee Camps near Presidio.] ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 15 x 24 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

38--PIC [Refugee camp near Presidio.] ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 15 x 24 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

39--PIC [Mission Relief Headquarters Guerrero St. near 25th.] [Food (?) line along residential street.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 16 x 21 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

40--PIC [Mission Relief Headquarters] [Guerrero near 25th Street. Crowd in street.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 15 x 21 cm. Captioned on verso.
 

41--PIC Turrill and Miller (photogs.)

[7600 Sacks of Flour for Relief, May 10, 1906] [With armed guard.]
1906-05-10

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Turrill and Miller, Off. Photo., The California Promotion Committee. Captioned in negative. No. 24.
 

42--PIC [Encampment National Guard, May 10, 1906.] 1906-05-10

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Turrill and Miller, Off. Photo., The California Promotion Committee. Captioned in negative. No. 26.
 

43--AX [Fire at corner of 2nd and Mission Sts.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 24 x 33 cm. Caption on verso. Caption further reads: "Wells Fargo extreme left and Aaronson Bldg. at right."
 

44--AX [500 block south side of Market St.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 22 x 33 cm. Caption on verso.
 

45--AX [Crossley Bldg. Fire.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 23 x 30 cm. Caption on verso.
 

46--AX [Post St. near corner of Montgomery, Boss Ruef at right, Masonic Temple right background.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photograhic print: b&w; 24 x 30 cm. Caption on verso.
 

47--AX ["The Last Stream" where the water gave out, up Market from 3rd St.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 31 x 20 cm. Caption on verso.
 

48--AX [Ruins of building with lions at entrance.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 26 x 24 cm. No Caption.
 

49--PIC [Down Market St. from corner of Kearney.] [Before the earthquake and fire?] ca. 1905?

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 19 x 24 cm. Chronicle and Crocker building and Palace Hotel marked on front of picture. Captioned on verso.
 

50--PIC Gaytes

[Relief camps on top of Nob Hill after the fire. Fairmont Hotel and Ferry Building visible.]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: platinum print?; 17 x 21 cm. [Numbered on verso: 1473]
 

51--PIC [Rubble in front of residential houses, possibly at edge of fire line.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 copy print: b&w; 8 x 10 in. On verso: Bank of America.
 

52--PIC [Rubble in front of residential houses, possibly at edge of fire line.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 copy print: b&w; 8 x 10 in. On verso: Bank of America.
 

53--PIC [NUMBER NOT USED]

[NUMBER NOT USED]

 

54--PIC Blumberg, A.

[View from Nob Hill of city burning.]
1906-04-

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 19 x 24 cm. Stamped on verso: Copyright 1906, by A. Blumberg, 1216 Paru Street, Alameda, Cal.
 

55--PIC Rue, James O.

[Montgomery St. from California looking south.]
1906-04-

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 24 x 19 cm. Stamped on verso: James O. Rue, Fire and Earthquake pictures, Oakland, Cal. Captioned on verso. Numbered in negative: 217.
 

56--PIC St. Dunstan[?] Van Ness. [View of Van Ness Street.] ca. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print on mount: b&w; image 11 x 16 cm. Partially legible note on verso.
 

57--PIC Genthe, Arnold

[San Francisco Fire, 1906.]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photomechanical print (postcard): b&w; 11 x 15 cm. Photograph by Arnold Genthe. Published by Library of Congress.
 

58--PIC [(Resi)dents part of city overlooking the Business Part.] [View of downtown taken from a hillside.] 1906-1907

Physical Description: 1 photographic print on mount: b&w; 9 x 12 cm. 2 corners broken.
 

59--PIC [View of the Cliff House burning and spectators on Ocean Beach. 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print (postcard): ] b&w; 9 x 14 cm. In ms. on verso: "from the effects of Eva Mills Halleran[?] to one of her many 'adopted children'."
 

60--PIC Pillsbury Picture Co.

Earthquake damage. Examiner office. [Interior.]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 14 x 8 cm. Copyright 1906. Pillsbury Picture Co. No. 123. Captioned in negative.
 

61--PIC [View from Nob Hill looking down California Street and over downtown. Old St. Mary's and Grace Church[?] are visible.] 1906-1907

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 19 x 24 cm.
 

62--PIC R.J. Waters and Co.

San Francisco rising from Ruins, April 18, 1907. [View from Nob Hill showing reconstruction progress, with ruined home entrance dubbed "Portals of the Past" in foreground.]
1907-04-18

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 19 x 24 cm. Copyrighted 1907 by R.J. Waters and Co. Captioned in negative. No. 165.
 

63--PIC [Ruins of Grace Church at California and Stockton Streets?] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 19 x 24 cm. Caption supplied by cataloger. Numbered in negative: 263.
 

64--PIC R.J. Waters and Co.

Powell and Post looking N.E. showing Synogogue.
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 19 x 24 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 82.
 

65--PIC R.J. Waters and Co.

[Masonic Temple]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 19 x 24 cm. Captioned in negative. No. 38.
 

66--PIC Lovick Bros.[?]

Ruins of City Hall after earthquake and fire, 1906.
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 25 x 20 cm. Captioned on verso. Stamped on verso: "Kodaks, Developing & Printing, Lovick Bros. 1336 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco."
 

67--PIC [Ruins of City Hall: detail of two columns.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 14 cm.
 

68--PIC Rieder Cardinell Co.

[A view of the ruins of the City Hall after the earthquake and Fire. San Francisco, Cal., April 18-20, 1906]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photomechanical print: collotype, hand colored[?]; 18 x 14 cm. Copyrighted 1906 by Rieder Cardinell Co. M. Rieder, Publ., Los Angeles, Cal. and Dresden. No. 1109. Caption printed on verso.
 

69--PIC Rieder Cardinell Co.

[The James D. Phelan monument at the corner of Market, Turk and Mason Sts. still proclaims the spirit of progress and Victory and is one of the few objects of value to be spared from the ravenous flames in SanFrancisco, Cal., April 18-20, 1906.
1906

Physical Description: 1 photomechanical print: collotype, hand colored[?]; 14 x 18 cm. Copyrighted 1906 by Rieder Cardinell Co. M. Rieder, Publ., Los Angeles, Cal. and Dresden. No. 1111. Caption printed on verso.
 

70--PIC Street, W.J. (photog.)

[Call Building with smoke pouring out as people on the street watch.]
1906-04-

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 20 x 16 cm.
 

71--PIC [View of gutted Old Saint Mary's church on California Street after earthquake and fire.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 21 x 16 cm.
 

72--PIC Whigham Photo.

Market St. Ap. 18 '06. [Fire hose in operation, Call Building and wall of smoke in background.]
1906-04-18

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 15 x 20 cm. Copyright, Whigham Photo. Captioned in negative.
 

73--AX Haley, George W.

[View of downtown going up in flames, probably taken from Nob Hill.]
1906

Physical Description: 1 halftone printing plate: copper; 24 x 31 cm. Signed: Geo. W. Haley.
 

74--AX Weidner, Charles

San Francisco--One year after: the beginning of new and greater San Francisco showing a large amount of reconstruction in the heart of the city....
1907

Physical Description: 1 photomechanical print: b&w; 28 x 64 cm. Chas. Weidner, Photographer and Publisher, San Francisco, Cal. The Nolan Davis Company, Engravers and Printers, San Francisco.
 

75--G San Francisco Examiner.

In the Heart of the Ruins--Panorama taken from the roof of the St. Francis Hotel.
1906

Physical Description: 1 photomechanical print: halftone, b&w; sheet 40 x 117 cm. Supplement to the San Francisco Examiner, June 24, 1906. Copyright, 1906 W.R. Hearst.
 

76--G Pillsbury Picture Co.

Panoramic View of the burning of San Francisco from the roof of the St. Francis Hotel, April 18, 1906.
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; mount 29 x 116 cm. Copyright 1906, Pillsbury Picture Co. No. 101. Caption from mat. Also captioned in negative. [Gift of Miss May Dornin, Women's Faculty Club, 3/30/54.]
 

77--G Pillsbury Picture Co.

Panorama from St. Francis Hotel after the fire. [Some reconstruction evident.]
c1906

Physical Description: 2 photographic prints (forming 1 panorama): b&w; overall dimensions 25 x 182 cm. Copyright 1906, Pillsbury Picture Co., no. 236. Captioned in negative.
 

78--G Pillsbury Picture Co.

Panorama from Ferry Building. [Some reconstruction evident. Waterfront and shipping are included.]
c1906

Physical Description: 2 photographic prints (forming 1 panorama): b&w; overall dimensions 25 x 181 cm. Copyright 1906, Pillsbury Picture Co. No. 231. Captioned in negative.
 

79--G Pillsbury Picture Co.

Panorama of San Francisco from the Grant Building. [Some reconstruction evident. City Hall is prominent, as is the view up Market Street toward the Financial District.]
c1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 25 x 120 cm. Copyright 1906, Pillsbury Picture Co. No. 235. Captioned in negative.
 

80--AX [Columns at entrance of ruined building: possibly those dubbed "Portals of the Past" prior to removal to Golden Gate Park.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 36 x 28 cm.
 

81--B Givens

[Wholesale district, SF 1906 from Russian Hill.]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 16 x 41 cm. Signed in negative, lower left.
 

82--B Givens

[View east from Sutter and Jones Sts. The Family Hotel and Boarding House. District of the "400"]
1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w; 17 x 41 cm. Signed in negative, lower left.
 

83--B [Donahue Building at left, view down Market from Taylor.] 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic prin: b&w; 29 x 38 cm.