Earthquakes; Hotels; Hotel Vendome; Postcards; Ruins; San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Note on picture side of postcard, "There were many private houses as bad as this but they are taking them all down and will build new ones." Addressed to "Mrs. May E. Graham, Bullion, Placer County, California."
Earthquakes; High school buildings; High schools--California; Photographs; Rubble; Ruins; San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Black-and-white photograph of the 1906 earthquake ruins of San Jose High School's three-story brick and stone building. It was built at the corner of Seventh and San Fernando Streets in 1898 for $100,000.