Where can I find photographs of earthquake damage?
Two sources for photographs that show earthquake damage are:
U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library (see 'earthquakes' in the categories left column)
This photograph, taken by George Lawrence from a series of kites five weeks after the great earthquake of April 18, 1906, shows the devastation brought on the city of San Francisco by the quake and subsequent fire. The view is looking over Nob Hill toward business district, South of the Slot, and the distant Mission. The Fairmont Hotel, far left. dwarfs the Call Building. (photo courtesy of Harry Myers).