San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of April, 1906

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San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, as reported in Leslie's Weekly

Leslie's was one of many popular illustrated magazines and weekly newspapers of the time. The most significant event reported in early April of 1906 was the April 7th eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy. Only after two full weeks went by did the images of devastated San Francisco dominate the pages of Leslie's.

Leslie's Weekly, April 26

 

 

Leslie's Weekly, May 3

Leslie's Weekly, May 17

 

The Fire-Swept Homes of San Francisco's Millionares. Drawing by George W. Peters. Leslie's Weekly, May 3

Destruction of one of the Greatest Modern Cities. Drawing by H.M. Pettit. Leslie's Weekly, May 3

 

 
 


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