Archaeological museums and collections--California--Santa Catalina Island; Indians of North America--Antiquities;
Interior view of a museum with glass display cases along one wall. The display cases, walls, and rafters are covered by bones and other objects on display, including several human skulls. Some of the bones are draped like garlands from the...
Automobiles--Societies, etc.--California--Los Angeles; Traffic signs and signals--California--Los Angeles;
An exterior view of the headquarters building of the Automobile Club of Southern California in Los Angeles, located at the corner of Adams and Figueroa Streets. The building is located on a busy intersection, with a rectangular traffic signal in...
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.