A view looking inland toward the Pike. An oriental-style pavilion stands in the foreground, with the Bath House just behind it. Signs along the Pike advertise ice cream, Coca-Cola, and bowling, and the beach is crowded with visitors.
A view looking south along the beach, with the Pike visible along the shore. An oriental pavilion stands in the foreground, with the Bamboo Slide--a tower structure with a ramp leading up to it and a spiral slide wrapping around it--and the...
A view looking south along the beach, with the back of the Long Beach Municipal Bandstand in the foreground, and the Pike in the background. The bandstand is encircled by a small breaker, creating an area of relatively still water where children...
A view of the Pike, with signs advertising an Oriental Art Bazaar, Coca-Cola and other foods and drinks, cigars, cornucopias, and other gifts. The bath house and roller coaster are visible in the distance. There is a row of street lamps down the...
A view of the beach, looking out toward the ocean. There are crowds of beachgoers in the foreground, with the Long Beach pleasure pier in the distance. The Sun Pavilion is visible at the end of the pier.
A view of the Port of Los Angeles, looking out towards the ocean, with a freight train in the foreground, and ships in the harbor. A sign for "E. K. Wood [Lumber]" can be seen on top of one of the buildings on the left.
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.
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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.
Exterior view of the downtown branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, showing the lawns, fountain, and walkway leading up to the building's entrance. In the background can be seen the Edison building and Mayflower hotel.
Interior view looking down the length of Fosgate and Rees' Mission Soda Fountain. On the left, the wall is lined with shelves and counters filled with candy. On the right, a bar and soda fountain runs the length of the store.