Robert C. Carter photograph album of the St. Francis Dam disaster site


Creator: Carter, Robert C., 1918-2019
Date(s): 1928
Call Number: MSS 0093, Item 0171
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This photograph album, which belonged to Robert C. Carter, contains thirty-one black-and-white photographs of the site of the St. Francis Dam disaster in the San Francisquito Canyon, near Los Angeles, California. The photographs were taken in 1928, shortly after the dam's failure. Several pictures contain young Carter and his family posing together or traversing the rocky site.
Physical Description: 1 volume
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Robert C. and Mae Carter, 2012
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