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U.S. Navy Response to 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire


<p>LC-USZ62-115695:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Panoramic view of San Francisco, California during the Great Earthquake and Fire of April 1906.&nbsp;&nbsp;Pillsbury Picture Company.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Courtesy of the Library of Congress.&nbsp;</p>

LC-USZ62-115695:   Panoramic view of San Francisco, California, during the Greath Earthquake and fire of April 1906.  Pillsbury Picture Company.  Courtesy of the Library of Congress.  

This pamphlet discusses the aid provided by the United States Navy to San Francisco following the April 18, 1906, earthquake and fire.   Fourteen U.S. Navy vessels provided extensive humanitarian aid and emergency response.   The assistance by U.S. Navy Sailors also helped the city to eventually rebuild.   

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U.S. Navy Humanitarian Actions and Responses


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Published: Fri Jul 24 07:35:42 EDT 2020