Long Beach Earthquake

The earthquake hit Long Beach on March 10, 1933 at 5:54 pm. Many people were forced out of their homes by the damage. These photos from the Museum's collection show how they coped.

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photo of damaged shops
photo of damaged house
photo of damaged houses
"Bess's House"

photo of damaged school
photo of damaged store
photo of damaged fire station
"Our Camp" "We Still Eat"

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