The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire in pictures, 1906

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In the spring of 1906 San Francisco was a city boasting 410,000 inhabitants — a world-class metropolis whose citizens, at the dawn of a new century, looked forward with a sense of civic pride and growing confidence. San Francisco’s very existence was the triumph of imagination over reality. In 1846 the site was largely barren […]

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