Parks--California--Los Angeles; Teachers colleges--California--Los Angeles; College buildings--California--Los Angeles;
A view of Central Park in Downtown Los Angeles. Several people can be seen throughout the park, and in the foreground, a boy is selling newspapers. In the distance, the upper part of the State Normal School building can be seen.
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.
A view of the Port of Los Angeles, looking out towards the ocean, with a freight train in the foreground, and ships in the harbor. A sign for "E. K. Wood [Lumber]" can be seen on top of one of the buildings on the left.
Angled view of store fronts of North Brand Blvd., notably the neo-classical styled Palace Grand Theatre. Most of the buildings have some type of awning, and several have signage, including "Western Union" and "Brooks Dressmaking." Automobiles are...