A view of the Southern Pacific Long Wharf, also known as the Mile Long Pier, looking from the shore towards the west. Two tall ships are docked at the end of the pier. A third tall ship is seen in open water in the upper right portion of the...
A view of the Santa Monica Bay, looking north towards the Palisades and bay from the California Incline, with mountains in the distance. What looks to be half of the remaining Long Wharf extends into the bay.
Central business districts--California--Torrance; Streets--California--Torrance; Stores, Retail--California--Torrance;
A daytime view of the central business district in Torrance, California, near the intersection of Sartori and El Prado. The shops lining the street include a candy store and a furniture store. The central street is full of parked cars.
City Halls--California--Los Angeles; Public buildings--California--Los Angeles; Civic centers--California--Los Angeles;
City Hall fronted by steps, fountain, lawn and trees; Hall of Justice, Hall of Records, and State Building across the street; automobiles; pedestrians; streetlights; American flag on flagpole on State Building.
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.
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.
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.