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St. Francis Dam after the Catastrophe of March 13
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Image ID: 1629291

St. Francis Dam after the Catastrophe of March 13

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Image Title

:  St. Francis Dam after the Catastrophe of March 13

Creator

: Wide World Photos, Inc. -- Creator

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Item Physical Description

: Photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.4 cm

Notes

: Periodical clipping on verso: "St. Francis Dam after the catastrophe of March 13 Part of the Los Angeles water-supply system, the dam broke at both ends without warrning in the early morning, carrying death and destruction through San Francisquito Canyon and Santa Clara Valley. The central portion remained standing. Three hundred persons, perhaps more were drownde before the water spent itself." Note 2.) Stamped on verso: "Review of Reviews."

Source

: Photographic views of the United States / California

Source Description

: 1329 photographs : b&w, dimensions

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy

Digital ID

: 1629291

Record ID

: 1749617

Digital Item Published

: 6-13-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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