Front of Central Library; three fountains and steps leading to entrance; trees, lawn, shrubbery line walking paths; people strolling and sitting on benches; across the street to the left is the Edison Building.
Earthquakes--California--Long Beach; Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933; Earthquake damage--California--Long Beach;
Earthquake damage on the Pike. The facade of a building in the foreground has fallen away completely, and fallen bricks cover the street. On the right is a street lamp whose large central bulb has come off, and is on a bench in the foreground. ...
Photograph of Main St., Compton, showing buildings destroyed by the earthquake, including the Fargo Coffee & Tea Co., and cars crushed by the falling debris. In the distance, a crane lifts a pile of rubble, with a few onlookers.
Photograph of wreckage from the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. A policeman and several civilians are outside amid large piles of rubble. A car has been crushed under the falling debris, and the ruins of a building can be seen in the background.
Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton; City halls--California--Compton;
Exterior view of Compton City Hall after the 1933 earthquake; large portions of wall have fallen away, a portion of the roof has collapsed, and piles of rubble surround the building. A man in uniform stands in front of the building, looking away.
Community welfare councils--History--California--Los Angeles; Social history--California--Los Angeles;
A 6-page typewritten narrative on the history of the Welfare Planning Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles, later renamed the Welfare Planning Council, Los Angeles Region. The history begins with the first charity founded in Los Angeles in 1854 and...