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View of main street and new buildings in Bandon three months after fire

Photograph showing new shop buildings and cars along the main street in Bandon, Oregon, in December 1936, three months after a forest fire destroyed the town. On the left side of the street are signs for McNair Hardware Company, Gants Clothing, and Carr’s Variety Store. On the right side of the street are signs for Erdman’s City Market and the Haga & Church grocery store. See related image Nos. 372A1212, 372A1229, 372A1230, 372A1231, and 372A1232. Image note: The number 2 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image.

View of new buildings in Bandon three months after fire

Photograph showing buildings under construction in Bandon, Oregon, in December 1936, three months after a forest fire destroyed the town. In the foreground is building with a sign that reads “Emergency City Hall.” In the background are the International Rebar Corporation (center, with arched window just below roof); the Perry Veneer Company (center right, arched roof); and a mill. See related image Nos. 372A1212, 372A1213, 372A1230, 372A1231, and 372A1232. Image note: The number 6 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image.

View of new buildings in Bandon three months after fire

Photograph showing new buildings under construction in Bandon, Oregon, three months after a forest fire destroyed the town. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, December 27, 1936, under the headline “Scars Left by Night of Flames Disappearing as Bandon Resolutely Builds Again.” This photograph had the following caption: “A view of New Bandon.” See related image Nos. 372A1213, 372A1229, 372A1230, 372A1231, and 372A1232. Image note: The number 1 is written on the negative.

View of temporary medical center in Bandon three months after fire

Photograph showing a car and buildings along the main street in Bandon, Oregon, in December 1936, three months after a forest fire destroyed the town. A sign on the building at center reads: “Temporary Medical Center / Fuhrman & Shindler Inc. / Rexall Drug Store.” To the left of that text are the words: “Dr. Arthur Gale / Dr. E. F. Lucas / Physicians & Surgeons.” To the right are the words: “Dr. F. W. Dodds / Dr. F. W. Gould / Dentists.” At far right is a sign for Carr’s Variety Store. See related image Nos. 372A1212, 372A1213, 372A1229, 372A1230, and 372A1231. Image note: The number 4 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image.

View of main street and new buildings in Bandon three months after fire

Photograph showing cars and new shop buildings under construction on the main street in Bandon, Oregon, in December 1936, three months after a forest fire destroyed the town. On the left side of the street are signs for the Minute Cafe and the Haga & Church grocery store. On the right side of the photograph are signs for Noble Electric and Carr’s Variety Store. Wreckage from the fire is visible at lower left. cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, December 27, 1936, under the headline “Scars Left by Night of Flames Disappearing as Bandon Resolutely Builds Again.” This photograph had the following caption: “Main street looking north.” See related image Nos. 372A1212, 372A1213, 372A1229, 372A1230, and 372A1232. Image note: The number 5 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image.

View of new buildings in Bandon three months after fire

Photograph showing cars and new shop buildings on the main street in Bandon, Oregon, in December 1936, three months after a forest fire destroyed the town. On the right side of the image are signs for Noble Electric and Carr’s Variety store. On the left side are signs for the Haga & Church grocery store and Erdman’s City Market. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, December 27, 1936, under the headline “Scars Left by Night of Flames Disappearing as Bandon Resolutely Builds Again.” This photograph had the following caption: “Another view of Main street.” See related image Nos. 372A1212, 372A1213, 372A1229, 372A1231, and 372A1232. Image note: The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Mrs. O. W. Ransower and others looking at remains of home destroyed by wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph showing a group of people at the site of a burned home in Bandon, Oregon, after the town was destroyed by wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. The building’s chimney remains standing at left. Just visible in the background is the roof of a building still standing. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven that were published in a spread on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 30, 1936. The photographs were published under the headline “Tents Replace Ruined Homes as Bandon Citizens Prepare to Rebuild Where Fire Wiped Out City.” This photograph had the following caption: “Mrs. O. W. Ransower inspects ruins in her ‘best’ house while the smaller one stands unharmed, the only home left in South Bandon.” Also see image Nos. 372A0720 and 372A0723, which were published on the same page as this photograph. Image note: The number 16 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Tents housing displaced residents after wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph showing rows of tents and piles of building materials in Bandon, Oregon, after the town was destroyed by wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. Four unidentified people are standing at the door of one of the tents, and a wooden platform and frame are under construction nearby. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven that were published in a spread on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 30, 1936. The photographs were published under the headline “Tents Replace Ruined Homes as Bandon Citizens Prepare to Rebuild Where Fire Wiped Out City.” This photograph had the following caption: “Red Cross tent city springs up to care for homeless refugees at Bandon.” Also see image Nos. 372A0719 and 372A0723, which were published on the same page as this photograph. Image note: The text “x9” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Remains of building destroyed by wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph showing a metal stove and chimney still standing at the site of a destroyed building in Bandon, Oregon, after the town was destroyed by wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. In the background are a wall, foundation, and debris. The text “x14” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Unidentified family looking at remains of home destroyed by wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph showing unidentified people looking through debris at the site of a burned home in Bandon, Oregon, on Tuesday, September 29, 1936. The town was destroyed by wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, September 29, 1936, under the headline “Pitiful Sight in Fire-Ravaged Bandon.” The photograph had the following caption: “One of the hundreds of Bandon families today searching the ruins of their former homes, hoping to find something worth salvaging. The ruins have just cooled sufficiently to permit inspection. A few residents, with tear-stained eyes, are treading the ruins with extreme care, fearful they may step on the dead form of a missing relative.” Image note: The text “x12” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Blasting of building destroyed by wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph showing clouds billowing from the remains of a building in Bandon, Oregon, as the wreckage is leveled for safety. The building was among those damaged when the town was destroyed by wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven that were published in a spread on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 30, 1936. The photographs were published under the headline “Tents Replace Ruined Homes as Bandon Citizens Prepare to Rebuild Where Fire Wiped Out City.” This photograph had the following caption: “Blasting ruins left tottering by the flames which swept over the city Saturday night.” Also see image Nos. 372A0719 and 372A0720, which were published on the same page as this photograph. Image note: The text “x10” and the number 8 are written on the negative and are visible in the bottom corners of the image.

Chimney and flagpole at site of U. S. Coast Guard building destroyed by wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph showing a chimney and debris at the site of a U. S. Coast Guard building in Bandon, Oregon, after the town was destroyed by a wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven that were published in a spread on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, September 29, 1936. The photographs were published under the headline “Photographs Vividly Portray Horror of Holocaust Which Completely Destroyed Beautiful Bandon-by-the-Sea.” This photograph had the following caption: “Only a chimney and flagpole remain erect in the air, where once stood the fine headquarters of the Bandon United States coast guard.” Also see image Nos. 372A0725, 372A0727, and 372A0728, which were published on the same page as this photograph, and image No. 372A0722, which was published on the front page the same day. Image note: The text “x 15” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Destruction on main business street after wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph showing burned debris and walls still standing at the site of a building in Bandon, Oregon, after the town was destroyed by wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. At right is a street, and in the background are three buildings still standing along the street. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven that were published in a spread on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, September 29, 1936. The photographs were published under the headline “Photographs Vividly Portray Horror of Holocaust Which Completely Destroyed Beautiful Bandon-by-the-Sea.” This photograph had the following caption: “All that remains of the main business street in Bandon. Even concrete walls yielded to the fire. The old frame city hall in the background escaped destruction by some miracle. It will probably be used as temporary coast guard headquarters.” Also see image Nos. 372A0724, 372A0725, and 372A0728, which were published on the same page as this photograph, and image No. 372A0722, which was published on the front page the same day. Image note: The text “x 13” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Remains of service station destroyed by wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph showing burned fuel pumps and other debris at the site of a service station in Bandon, Oregon, after the town was destroyed by wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven that were published in a spread on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, September 29, 1936. The photographs were published under the headline “Photographs Vividly Portray Horror of Holocaust Which Completely Destroyed Beautiful Bandon-by-the-Sea.” This photograph had the following caption: “Typical of the destruction throughout the entire city is that of this filling station. And business men of the town are about as able to give service as is the mute sign in the foreground.” Also see image Nos. 372A0724, 372A0727, and 372A0728, which were published on the same page as this photograph, and image No. 372A0722, which was published on the front page the same day. Image note: The text “x8” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Remains of business district after wildfire in Bandon, Oregon

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing burned buildings and debris in the main business district of Bandon, Oregon, after the town was destroyed by wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven that were published in a spread on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, September 29, 1936. The photographs were published under the headline “Photographs Vividly Portray Horror of Holocaust Which Completely Destroyed Beautiful Bandon-by-the-Sea.” This photograph had the following caption: “General view of the main business district from the top of the hill on which formerly stood the coast guard residence and headquarters. These few remaining concrete walls are today being blasted down, in the interest of safety, before the ruins are inspected.” Also see image Nos. 372A0724, 372A0725, and 372A0727, which were published on the same page as this photograph, and image No. 372A0722, which was published on the front page the same day. Image note: The text “x17” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.