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  • Tags: Earthquake

Temporary library

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Temporary library tent after the 1952 earthquake.

Temporary library headquarters

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Temporary library headquarters tent in courthouse parking lot after the 1952 earthquake.

17th and Chester

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Damaged buildings and the Coca Cola sign at 17th and Chester in Bakersfield after the 1952 earthquake.

Clock tower

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Damaged clock tower on 17th and Chester in Bakersfield after the 1952 earthquake. The Coca Cola sign is in the right background.

Damaged building

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Damaged building on east 19th St. in Bakersfield after the 1952 earthquake.

I Street hotel

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Rear view of a hotel on I St. in Bakersfield after the 1952 earthquake.

623 Sumner

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Damaged building and debris at rear of 623 Sumner in Bakersfield after the 1952 earthquake.

623 Sumner

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A damaged building at 623 Sumner in Bakersfield after the 1952 earthquake.

Kern Equipment Co.

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Damaged Kern Equipment Co. building on 19th St. in Bakersfield after the 1952 earthquake.

Kern Equipment Co.

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A police officer stands nearby as two workers clear rubble from the Kern Equipment Co. building after the 1952 earthquake.