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Santa Rosa, which is located in Sonoma County about 50 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, suffered severe damage during the earthquake. In this photo, townspeople survey collapsed buildings downtown.
One of the refugee camps that accommodated displaced people after the earthquake and subsequent fires. More than 200,000 people were left homeless following the disaster.
Jack and Charmian London
Jack and Charmian London were married not long before the 1906 earthquake. Jack admired Charmian's courage and strength. She rode a horse astride, when few women were riding horses at all, and assisted him as a typist with his writing and correspondence.