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.
Roads--California--Los Angeles; Public buildings--California--Los Angeles; City halls--California--Los Angeles
Looking west to City Hall, Federal Building, and Hall of Justice; immediately beyond driveway and cement wall, the red roof of Union Station is visible and just beyond that, the parking lot; streetlights; palm trees; downtown buildings; billboards.
City halls--California--Los Angeles; Public buildings--California--Los Angeles
Front view of third and current City Hall building which towers over the rest of the city; automobiles parked on both sides of Spring Street; building to left with sign reading:"Bank of Italy, International Branch."
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.