A smashed DeSoto on Main Street in Compton caused by the Long Beach earthquake on March 10, 1933. The quake had a magnitude of 6.4. Over 100 people lost their lives in the disaster.
Here are more photos taken in the quake’s aftermath.
Damage on Pacific Boulevard in Huntington Park.
The U.S. Navy arrives in Long Beach.
A sailor guards the ruins of the Security Building in Compton.
Damage to a home on East Anaheim Street in Long Beach.
A damaged apartment building in Compton.
Damage to a church in Compton.