By Doug Gist
When San Francisco Burned offers for the 1st time the pictures that younger guy, Louis P. Selby, took of the nice San Francisco Earthquake and fireplace of 1906. those amazingly unique and dramatic images express the earthquake and its aftermath from a street-level viewpoint, giving readers an unheard of examine what it was once particularly prefer to be in San Francisco in the course of these poor days. Selby’s images rfile the fast harm of the earthquake; bad motion pictures of fireplace eating San Francisco; the heroic efforts of police, infantrymen, and usual electorate to take care of order and defend the folks; the somber ruins of San Francisco after the blaze; the distress and pluck of the refugee camps; and the city’s earliest days of rebirth and rebuilding. those targeted, never-before-published images exhibit the horrors of the earthquake and fire―and the obdurate resistance of the folks of San Francisco―like you’ve by no means noticeable them ahead of. a useful addition to the old list, while San Francisco Burned is a must have ebook for an individual who loves San Francisco and its history.
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