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Other, 1906 Earthquake

For the April 2006 issue of Americana Exchange (AE) Monthly, Bruce McKinney writes about two disasters - a continent apart - in New Paltz, New York and San Francisco that occurred on April 18, 1906. Mr. McKinney connects the electronic archives of various institutions on both the east and west coasts.

Americana Exchange (AE) Monthly is a free online publication about rare books, old prints, antiquarian books and collectible books. It also features dealer catalogue reviews. This is a must-read for the rare book collector, bookseller, rare books librarian, historian and scholar.

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Published in April issue of AE Monthly from April 1 - 30, 2006, then archived and available for future research.


Online, from April 1 - 30, 2006, then accessible from our archives.


These two disasters happened a few hours apart.


General public. Online audience.


Bruce McKinney, (415) 563-5908

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