Streets--California--Los Angeles; Central business districts--California--Los Angeles; Parking facilities--California--Los Angeles; Traffic congestion--California--Los Angeles;
A view of Windward Avenue looking East towards the Lagoon. Parked automobiles line the street, some of them double parked. In the foreground, a crowd of people fill the street, some of them seated, looking towards the West (towards the ocean and...
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 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.