Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897-1916
This collection consists of twenty-six films of San Francisco from before and after the Great Earthquake and Fire, 1897-1916. Seventeen of the films depict San Francisco and its environs before the 1906 disaster. Seven films describe the great earthquake and fire. The two later films include a 1915 travelogue that shows scenes of the rebuilt city and a tour of the Panama Pacific Exposition ...
Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
Before and after the great earthquake and fire early films of San Francisco, 1897-1916 /
San Francisco films
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Site offers a perspective on the effects the San Francisco earthquake and subsequent fires of 1906 had on the development of the city. Seventeen films shot before the devastating events and seven shot detailing the horrendous damage are available for viewing. In addition a 1915 and 1916 film are included to illustrate the rebuilt area.