Remains of Webb Land Office and Greens Pharmacy Reedley California

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Title

Remains of Webb Land Office and Greens Pharmacy Reedley California

Subject

Green's Drug Store (Reedley, Calif.) -- Photographs; Fires -- California -- Fresno County -- 20th century -- Photographs.; Reedley (calif.) -- 20th century -- Photographs.

Description

A scene of destruction after the 1902 Reedley fire. W.W. Green's drug store pictured here was one of the fifteen businesses destroyed in the early morning blaze. Mr. W.W. Green was Reedley's first druggist establishing his business in 1889. The entire business district of Reedley was destroyed in a disastrous fire the morning of 11 August 1902. The Fresno Morning Republican newspaper reported the following day how the fire broke out at approximately 12:45 in the morning starting in a Chinese restaurant called Ah Sam. There was speculation in the press this fire was an act of arson. The estimated loss was $70,000.

Source

1 Photographic print :b&w ;9 x 14 cm.

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

ca 1902

Contributor

Fresno County Public Library

Rights

This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the "fair use" clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the Fresno County Public Library, Heritage Center, 2420 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93721. Phone: 559-600-6230 HeritageCenter@fresnolibrary.org

Relation

SJV Photo Heritage

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en

Type

Image

Identifier

frp0047

Coverage

ca 1902

Files

frp0047a.jpg

Citation

“Remains of Webb Land Office and Greens Pharmacy Reedley California,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed June 23, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/1698.

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