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Title
St. Francis Dam after the Catastrophe of March 13
Names
Wide World Photos, Inc. (Creator)
Collection

Photographic views of the United States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1862 - 1963 (Approximate)
Copyright Date: 1928-03-13
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: AZ 12-2331
Topics
United States
California
Dams
Floods
San Francisquito Canyon (Calif.)
St. Francis Dam (Calif.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Periodical clipping on verso: "St. Francis Dam after the catastrophe of March 13 Part of the Los Angeles water-supply system, the dam broke at both ends without warrning in the early morning, carrying death and destruction through San Francisquito Canyon and Santa Clara Valley. The central portion remained standing. Three hundred persons, perhaps more were drownde before the water spent itself."
Content: Stamped on verso: "Review of Reviews."
Physical Description
Extent: Photograph : b ; 20.2 x 25.4 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19745455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5d683d00-c5cf-012f-41be-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Created (Approximate)
  • 1928: Copyright date
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "St. Francis Dam after the Catastrophe of March 13" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862 - 1963. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-d970-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "St. Francis Dam after the Catastrophe of March 13" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-d970-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. (1862 - 1963). St. Francis Dam after the Catastrophe of March 13 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-d970-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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St. Francis Dam after the Catastrophe of March 13