1906 Earthquake & Fire
Care of the Injured (Mechanic's Pavilion)
This is the entrance to the Mechanic's Pavilion, which served as makeshift hospital when the Central Emergency Hospital was destroyed (see overview). [see also, Lucy Fisher's description of conditions inside the Mechanic's Pavilion that morning]. Photo courtesy of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley [photo info].
After the Mechanic's Pavilion caught fire, the injured were moved to other facilities. [see Lucy Fisher's description of the prompt removal of the injured after the building caught fire.] Photo courtesy of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley [photo info].