A view looking north along Westwood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The meridian is planted with palm trees. Businesses along the street include Cut Rate Drugs, a Standard Supreme (Chevron) gas station, Sears, and the Bank of America.
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.
Parks--California--Los Angeles; Spanish American War, 1898--Monuments--California--Los Angeles; War memorials--Spanish American War, 1898--California--Los Angeles; Public Art--California--Los Angeles;
Statue of soldier on pedestal at parade rest position, holding rifle; wreath on pedestal; text on plaque honors soldiers of the Spanish-American War; tree-lined path through park is crowded with men and women strolling or sitting on benches;...
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.
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...
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.