Color 1906 SF Earthquake Photos Found

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Color 1906 SF Earthquake Photos Found - 03/10/11 01:22 AM


Color pics of San Francisco after 1906 quake found

SAN FRANCISCO A museum volunteer has unearthed what the Smithsonian Institution believes to be the first and perhaps only color photographs of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake and fire that nearly leveled the city.

The six never-published images were snapped by photography innovator Frederick Eugene Ives several months after the April 1906 "Great Quake," the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Here's a link to a stereo photo: