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0325756
WORLD WAR I: AISNE RIVER.
Ruins of a bridge over the Aisne River in France, destroyed by the German Army. Stereograph, c1918.
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0325755
WORLD WAR I: AISNE RIVER.
Ruins of a bridge over the Aisne River in France, destroyed by the German Army. Stereograph, c1918.
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0408370
WORLD WAR I: DIKSMUIDE.
Destroyed section of the city of Diksmuide, Belgium, during World War I. Photograph, c1916.
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0408134
WORLD WAR I: GALLIPOLI.
Turkish fort destroyed by naval fire from the H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth on 28 March 1915, off Cape Helles at the start of the Gallipoli Campaign of World War I. Photograph.
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0128135
WORLD WAR I: CAMBRAI, 1917.
A British Mark IV tank destroyed during the Battle of Cambrai, France, near the village of Bourlon. Photograph, December 1917.
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0126466
WORLD WAR II: LATVIA, 1944.
A truck carrying German troops driving through the destroyed village of Madona, Latvia. At right is a wrecked T-34 Panzer tank. Photograph, August 1944.
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0128435
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
Pedestrians on the street with smoke from the burning city in the background, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Photograph, 1906.
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0408375
WORLD WAR I: MARNE BRIDGE.
Wreckage of the stone bridge over the Marne River, blown up by French troops to hinder the advance of German troops during World War I. Photograph, c1918.
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0325641
WORLD WAR I: REIMS, c1918.
The ruins of Reims, France, after the damage suffered from German forces. Stereograph, c1918.
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0119422
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
Damaged seven story building, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906.
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0112647
DRESDEN: RUINS, 1946.
View of Dresden, Germany, showing ruins resulting from the Allied firebombing of 13-15 February 1945, near the end of World War II. Photographed in August 1946.
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0112760
NUREMBERG: RUINS, 1945.
View of the center of the city in Bavaria, Germany, which was heavily bombed from 1943 to 1945 in World War II Allied air raids.
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0119562
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
A cracked cobblestone street by the waterfront, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Stereograph, 1906.
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0119558
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
The ruins of the wholesale district, Battery north from California Street, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Stereograph, 1906.
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0267961
CHICAGO: FIRE, 1871.
Ruined buildings in Chicago after the Great Fire of 1871. Contemporary English wood engraving.
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0116718
CHINA: BOXER REBELLION.
The top of the South Gate destroyed by the bombardment, Peking, China. Stereograph, c1902.
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0122314
IDAHO: WALLACE, c1915.
Aerial view of the destruction by a forest fire in Wallace, Idaho. Photograph, c1915.
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0118050
RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR, c1904.
Japanese Second Army destroying a bridge at Pu-lan-tien during the Russo-Japanese War. Chromolithograph by Hannosuke Kuroki, c1904.
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0170005
NEW YORK: SEPTEMBER 11TH.
Firefighters searching for survivors after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, 11 September 2001.
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0119600
YOKOHAMA EARTHQUAKE, 1923.
The ruins of Yokohama, Japan, following the great earthquake of 1 September 1923.
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0408367
WWI: DESTRUCTION OF FRANCE.
Map showing the devastated regions of France during World War I.
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0005506
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
The ruins of Nob Hill and the Fairmount Hotel, with Chinatown in the foreground, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Stereograph, 1906.
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0119413
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
A man and woman standing amid the rubble, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Stereograph, 1906.
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0119565
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
A man standing amid the rubble with an unfinished steel structure of a building and a facade of another still intact, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Stereograph, 1906.
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0305288
FINE ART.
Cartography, Mexico, 16th century. Map of the Chiquatzin Tecuihtli territory. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0415802
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Aeneas making a sacrifice to Penates on a rustic altar, detail from a panel of the Ara Pacis Augustae in Rome, built between 13 and 9 BC to honor the Augustan peace. Roman Civilisation, 1st century BC. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Nimatallah / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0325900
WORLD WAR I: MARNE BRIDGE.
The tangled wreckage of a Red Cross train and a railroad bridge over the Marne River, destroyed by retreating German troops during World War I. Stereograph, 1914-1918.
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0259959
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1839.
Imperial commissioner Lin Zexu directing the destruction of opium in China, 1839, prompting the start of the First Opium War. Wood engraving.
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0408382
WWI: RHEIMS CATHEDRAL.
The western doorway of the Rheims Cathedral in France, shattered by German fire during World War I. Photograph, c1918.
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0407904
WORLD WAR I: VERDUN.
Barren tree trunks following the bombardment at Verdun, France, during World War I. Photograph, 1916-1918.
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0256615
UNITED STATES.
Families wait in fear and dread upon news of a mine shaft explosion. U.S. Bureau Of Mines.
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0252619
KANSU PROVINCE, CHINA.
A terraced field reduced to a rubble mound after an earthquake. Hayes-Hall Kansu.
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0117893
FRENCH REVOLUTION, 1789.
The demolition of the Bastille in Paris, summer 1789. Contemporary oil on canvas by Huber Robert.
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0119554
YOKOHAMA EARTHQUAKE, 1923.
Panoramic view of the destruction of the Kwanto urban district in Yokohama city, Japan, following the great earthquake of 1 September 1923.
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0268406
BOSTON: FIRE, 1872.
View from Pear Street, of the destruction in Boston, Massachusetts, after the Great Fire of 9-11 November 1872. Contemporary English engraving.
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0125054
IDAHO: LEAD MINE, 1936.
A view of the Bunker Hill mine in Kellogg, Idaho, the largest lead mine in the world, surrounded by destroyed trees. Photographed by Arthur Rothstein, July 1936.
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0172118
SUBWAY CONSTRUCTION, 1937.
New York City.
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0163926
ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S CHURCH.
Saint Bartholomew's Protestant Episcopal Church in the process of being demolished, New York City. Photograph, 1919.
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0354233
WWI: SOISSONS, 1914.
A wrecked bridge in Soissons, France. Photograph, 1914.
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0408380
WWI: RHEIMS CATHEDRAL.
Destruction of part of the cathedral at Rheims, France, by the German army during World War I. Photograph, c1916.
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