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The San Francisco Earthquake started on April 18, 1906. The Opening History aggregation includes two digital collections documenting this event: 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection and Edith Irvine Collection. The photograph below, courtesy of the Bancroft Library, University of California, 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection digital collection, part of Online Archive of California (OAC), shows earthquake wrecked buildings on Howard Street.

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On July 6, 1885, Louis Pasteur gave the first successful anti-rabies inoculation to a boy who had been bitten by an infected dog. The photograph below, courtesy of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection, pictures 1906 San-Francisco earthquake refugees receiving inoculations at the refugee camp.

Innoculation at refugee camp (1906)

Innoculation at refugee camp (1906)

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