Streets--California--Los Angeles; Central business districts--California--Los Angeles; Canals--California--Los Angeles; Boats and boating--California--Los Angeles;
A view of Windward Avenue in Venice, California with the grand lagoon in the foreground. Tourists dressed in early 20th century style clothing crowd the avenue and the bank of the lagoon. A boater rows a small boat on the lagoon. The mast of the...
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.