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The story of the California disaster.

The story of the California disaster.

An authentic account of the earthquake of April 18, 1906, and the great fire

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Published by Pacific Monthly Publishing Co. in Portland OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Governor Pardee [and others]
    ContributionsPardee, George Cooper, 1857-1941.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination78p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14465444M
    OCLC/WorldCa6620547

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