Unpublished Items and Dissertations


Bronson, William. The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1959; San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1986.

Douty, Christopher Morris. The Economics of Localized Disasters: The 1906 San Francisco Catastrophe. New York : Arno Press, 1970.

Fradkin, Phillip. 1906: How San Francisco Nearly Destroyed Itself. Berkeley: University of California Press, forthcoming 2005.

Gayle Gullett. Becoming Citizens: The Emergence and Development of the California Women's Movement, 1880-1911. (Women in American History.) Champaign: University of Illinois Press. 2000. Especially Chapter 4, "Politics of Altruism."

Hansen, Gladys and Emmet Condon. Denial of Disaster. San Francisco: Cameron and Co., 1989.

James, Charles D. and Susan Fatemi. Aftershocks: Photographs of the 1906 San Francisco and 1923 Tokyo Earthquakes. Berkeley, Calif. : Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California : National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering, 2002.

Kurzman, Dan. Disaster!: The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906. New York: William Morrow, 2001.

Morris, Charles ed. The San Franciso Calamity by Earthquake and Fire. Intro by Roger W. Lotchin. Philadelphia : J.C. Winston Co., 1906; Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2002.

Pan, Erica Y. Z. The Impact of the 1906 Earthquake on San Francisco's Chinatown. New York : P. Lang, 1995.

Saul, Eric and Don DeNevi. The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1906. Millbrae, California: Celestial Arts, 1981.

Schwartz, Richard. Earthquake Exodus, 1906, Berkeley Responds to the San Francisco Refugees. Berkeley, California: RSB Books, 2005.

Stellmann, Louis J. The Vanished Ruin Era; San Francisco's Classic Artistry of Ruin Depicted in Picture and Song. San Francisco, P. Elder and Company, [c1910].

Thomas, Gordon and Max M. Witts. The San Francisco earthquake. New York, Stein and Day, [1971].

Winchester, Simon. A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the great California earthquake of 1906. New York: Harper Collins, 2005.


Anderson, Douglas Firth. "We Have Here a Different Civilization": Protestant Identity in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1906-1909. The Western Historical Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 2. (May, 1992), pp. 199-221.

Baker, Simon. "San Francisco in Ruins: The 1906 Aerial Photographs of George R. Lawrence." Landscape (1989) vol. 30, no. 2: 9-14.

________. "The Hitherto Impossible Photography Is Our Specialty," Air & Space/Smithsonian (1988) no. 4: 64-68.

Bolton, Marie. "An Endless Cycle of Crisis? Housing in Post-Earthquake San Francisco, 1906-1915." Revue Française d'Etudes Américaines (1995) vol. 64: 289-297.

Egan, Kathryn S. "A Constructivist's View of an Earthquake: Edith Irvine Photographs San Francisco 1906." Journalism History vol. 20 no. 2 (Summer 1994): 66-73.

Godfrey, Brian J. "Urban Development and Redevelopment in San Francisco." Geographical Review, Vol. 87, No. 3. (Jul., 1997), pp. 309-333.

Hartley, William G. "Saints and the San Francisco Earthquake." Brigham Young University Studies (1983) no. 4: 431-459.

Holm, Ed. "Death of a City." American History Illustrated (1990) vol. 25, no. 1: 24-33.

Phillips, Ronnie. "Coping with Financial Catastrophe: The San Francisco Clearinghouse during the Earthquake of 1906." Research in Economic History (2003) vol. 23: 79-104.

Pond, William M. "The Navy and the Fire: San Francisco." Journal of America's Military Past (1994) vol. 21, no. 1: 57-72.

Smith, Carl. "Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire." Yale Review vol. 74 (Autumn 1984): 79-94.

Stehle, Randy, "Auxiliary Markings: 'Burned Out' in the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire—Recent Discoveries and a Re-examination of the Resumption of Normal Postal Service," La Posta 29 (June-July 1998): 55-63.

Strobridge, William. "Soldiers in the Streets," Pacific Historian (1978) 1: 3-8.

Unpublished Items and Dissertations:

Bolton, Marie. "Recovery for Whom? Social Conflict after the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1906-1915," University of California, Davis, 1997.

Corbett, Michael. "The Effect of the Earthquake and Fire of 1906 on the San Francisco Building Law." Berkeley, California: 1980.

Rozario, Kevin L. "Nature's Evil Dreams: Disaster and America, 1871-1906." Yale University, 1996.

Steinbrugge, Karl V. "Catalog of Earthquake-Related Sounds." El Cerrito, CA: Seismological Society of America, 1985.

Photograph citation:

[Refugee camp.]
Bear Photo Co.
Bear Photo Co. San Francisco Earthquake & Fire
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