Jefferson Square 1906

1906 Earthquake Refugee Camp at Jefferson Square. Elevated view northwest across Turk showing refugee tents. An Early View based on the ad hoc nature of the camp. Later, wooden refugee cottages were constructed. [7. Camping Out - Refugee camps were established in many parks and squares with thousands living in tents supplied by the Army. This is Jefferson Square at Turk and Gough] (reprint 1976)
Photographer Unknown / Publisher Unknown (Greg Gaar Postcard Collection / Courtesy of Greg Gaar)

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Keywords: postcard park refugees residence demolished
Neighborhoods: Cathedral Hill

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Added on Dec 1, 2022


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