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Great Fires: 1906 Great Earthquake & Fire

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Appendix A.
Earthquake in California, April 18, 1906
Special Report of Maj. Gen. Adolphus W. Greely, U. S. A., Commanding the Pacific Division

APPENDIX G.

HEADQUARTERS BUREAU CONSOLIDATED RELIEF STATIONS,
Executive Office, San Francisco, Cal., May 31, 1906.
Total number of mouths fed from May 1 to May 31, inclusive, based on the requisitions for rations and the actual count of individuals who appeared in the bread line.

Date 

Raw Food 

Free Tickets 

Date 

Raw Food 

Free Tickets 

May 1 

313,117 

– 

May 18 

90,419 

8,359 

313,117 

– 

19 

(a) No issue. 

4,864 

279,631 

– 

20 

(a) No issue. 

3,045 

230,207 

– 

21 

3,802 

4,957 

264,570 

– 

22 

71,558 

4,814 

262,027 

– 

23 

692 

3,495 

233,989 

– 

24 

60,113 

6,378 

223,915 

– 

25 

157 

5,563 

222,313 

– 

26 

57,074 

7,074 

10 

204,637 

– 

27 

5,655 

11 

186,960 

– 

28 

2,529 

7,284 

12 

147,232 

– 

29 

52,198 

8,054 

13 

139,405 

– 

30 

2,208 

8,396 

14 

126,970 

– 

31 

41,236 

9,159 

15 

(a) No issue. 

– 

Total 

3,627,284 

87,160 

16 

97,199 

2,063 

 

 

 

17 

(a) No issue. 

(b) No report. 

 

 

 

Grand Total: 3,656,338.
R. E. LONGAN,
Captain, Commissary, 11th Infantry, Executive Officer.

APPENDIX H.

HEADQUARTERS BUREAU CONSOLIDATED RELIEF STATIONS,
Executive Office, San Francisco, Cal., June 30, 1906.
Total number of mouths fed from June 1 to June 30, inclusive, based on the requisitions for rations and the actual count of individuals who appeared in the bread line.

Date 

Raw Food 

Free Tickets 

Date 

Raw Food 

Free Tickets 

June 1 

158 

11,133 

June 17 

212 

14,516 

38,688 

11,057 

18 

28 

14,613 

119 

10,028 

19 

11,864 

14,231  

746 

10,791 

20 

138 

14,556 

35,386 

11,095 

21 

11,460 

14,357 

447 

11,045 

22 

138 

14,375 

31,486 

11,254 

23 

10,594 

14,572 

219 

11,616 

24 

21 

13,344 

30,314 

11,863 

25 

110 

14,537 

10 

14 

10,743 

26 

9,626 

17,141 

11 

520 

11,941 

27 

30 

16,560 

12 

25,421 

12,600 

28 

9,784 

16,666 

13 

212 

12,617 

29 

1,010 

15,943 

14 

18,080 

14,019 

30 

9,734 

16,857 

15 

267 

14,476 

Total 

246,461 

402,522 

16 

17,635 

13,973 

 

 

 

JOHN F. MADDEN,
Captain, 29th Infantry, Executive Officer.

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APPENDIX I.

HDQRS. BUREAU CONSOLIDATED RELIEF STATIONS,
Hamilton School Building, Geary and Scott Streets,
San Francisco, Cal., May 3, 1906.

FIRST SECTION. 

No. 

Location. 

Manager. 

Number fed. 

101 

24th Field Artillery gun shed, Presidio 

Lieutenant Doe 

1,500 

102 

Tennessee Hollow, Presidio 

Lieutenant Osborne 

1,500 

103 

Model Camp Kitchen, Presidio 

Captain Adams 

1,000 

104 

Fort Scott 

Lieutenant Davis (Chinese) 

200 

105 

Bay street, between Broderick and Baker 

Mr. Walker 

950 

107 

Germania Gardens 

Mr. Leamon 

550 

108 

2738 Greenwich street 

Manager not selected 

1,000 

109 

1831 Devisadero street 

Mr. Ulman 

700 

110 

California street and Central avenue 

Mr. Dustan 

3,000 

111 

Geary and Broderick streets 

Mr. Rheinstein 

4,000 

112 

3685 Sacramento street 

Doctor Atwood 

2,350 

113 

Golden Gate and First avenues 

Mr. McBeth 

2,500 

114 

335 Point Lobos avenue 

Mr. McCann 

2,300 

116 

429 Clement street 

Mr. McCracken 

6,000 

117 

Eleventh avenue and California street 

Mr. Levy 

1,500 

118 

Fourth and B streets (Fourth avenue) 

Mr. Hurry 

3,000 

119 

Golf links, Presidio 

Captain Benton 

400 

120 

Point Lobos avenue and Fifteenth avenue 

Mr. Rohr 

1,000 

122 

McAllister and Lyon streets 

Mr. McHugh 

4,000 

 

Total 

 

36,300 

SECOND SECTION. 

 

 

 

200 

Page and Stanyan streets 

Mr. F. S. Ford 

12,000 

201 

Haight and Cole streets 

Lieutenant-Colonel Ogden 

4,500 

202 

Haight, near Masonic 

Thos. S. Mulloy 

2,000 

203 

Oak and Broderick streets 

L. M. McKinley 

3,500 

205 

1387 Seventh avenue 

C. S. Brundage 

500 

206 

Recreation grounds, Golden Gate Park 

Chas. A. Lee 

5,500 

207 

Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park 

Mr. Pierce 

4,500 

209 

J street, between Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth streets 

W. A. Desbrough 

1,000 

 

Total 

 

34,000 

THIRD SECTION. 

 

 

 

301 

Fort Mason 

Mr. G. G. Preston 

Approximate.3,000 

303 

2617 Van Ness avenue 

Dr. E. A. Berg 

250 

304 

1315 Montgomery street 

 

1,800 

309 

Montgomery and Jones 

Mrs. F. A. Cox 

2,800 

311 

Devisadero and Bay 

Captain Hawthorne 

Acct.3,814 

 

Total 

 

11,664 

FOURTH SECTION. 

 

 

 

401 

Jefferson Square, Gough and Eddy, Spanish War Veterans. 

Glen A. Dursten 

2,000 

402 

5th Infantry, California National Guard, Jefferson Square. 

Major Smith 

2,000 

403 

Camp Forrest, Laguna and Market 

John Forrest 

2,000 

404 

Camp Lake, Laguna and Fell 

Col. J. W. Lake 

1,200 

405 

Alta Plaza, N. W., 2105 Devisadero, corner Sacramento Rel. 

Mr. Benheim 

1,200 

406 

Elm avenue and Gough 

Sam Mason 

3,000 

407 

930 Ellis street 

Reuben Cohen 

3,000 

408 

Octavia and Sutter 

W. Wilkman 

3,000 

409 

1407 Sutter street 

L. C. Brown 

3,000 

410 

Fulton and Webster 

Col. F. E. Lynch 

2,800 

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411 

Webster and Bush 

W. H. Gilmore 

500 

412 

730 Hayes, near Buchanan 

H. M. Owens 

3,000 

413 

747 Fulton, near Buchanan 

E. J. Van Marter 

3,000 

414 

Durant School, Turk and Buchanan 

A. Goldstein 

2,500 

415 

1392 O'Farrell, near Laguna 

W. A. Lyman 

3,000 

416 

Geary and Buchanan 

P. H. Flannery 

3,000 

417 

Portsmouth Square 

Col. M. P. Maus 

Few stragglers.1,000 

418 

Union Square 

C. P. Fleishman, workman, for lunch. 

Steady.150 

419 

1715 Green, near Gough 

Geo. A. Glover or Mr. Lillienthal. 

2,500 

423 

Lafayette Square, Laguna near Jackson 

Edgar J. Depue 

2,000 

424 

Green and Steiner 

Lieutenant Danford, U.S.N. 

600 

425 

Alamo Square, 1085 Fulton, Turk, Oak, Fillmore and Devisadero. 

E. Riley 

1,500 

426 

Board of Public Works, Ellis and Steiner 

J. F. Lewis 

2,500 

427 

B'nai B'rith Relief, Hayes and Devisadero 

Ben. Schloss 

2,500 

428 

1818 Eddy street, near Scott 

Rev. Father McGinty 

2,500 

429 

Eagles' Relief Station, 2329 Pine, near Fillmore 

W. G. Long 

100 

430 

Franklin Hall 

Geo. Lovely 

600 

431 

Sisters Holy Family, Hayes and Fillmore 

 

1,500 

432 

Hamilton Square, Post and Scott 

Mr. Burnett 

4,500 

433 

Masonic Board Relief, 1741 Fillmore, near Post 

Mr. Pierce 

5,000 

434 

Oak and Fillmore 

E. G. Fitzpatrick 

2,000 

435 

United Railroads, Turk and Fillmore 

Wm. McGuire (clothing only). 

600 

436 

305 Buchanan, near Page 

Mrs. A. W. Scott 

1,500 

437 

Laguna and Jackson 

Mr. Hughes 

2,500 

439 

Grammar School, for A. W. Miller, O'Farrell and Scott 

 

 

FIFTH SECTION. 

 

 

 

503 

Columbia Square 

Mrs. Selig 

4,000 

504 

Spear street, between Folsom and Howard 

Lieutenant McFeely 

2,000 

505 

Third Street Bridge 

Lieutenant Campbell 

3,000 

507 

Mariposa and Minnesota 

Miss Gordon (probably) 

2,500 

509 

Sixteenth and Potrero 

Captain West 

2,000 

510 

Seventeenth and Bryant 

Mrs. Condon 

3,000 

511 

Sixteenth and Shotwell 

Mr. Center 

2,500 

512 

Eighteenth and Dolores 

 

 

514 

Eighteenth and San Bruno 

 

600 

 

Total 

 

19,600 

SIXTH SECTION. 

 

 

 

600 

Junction Mission road and Bismarck street 

E. Backus 

1,265 

601 

Twenty-first and Florida 

Martin L. Welsh 

500 

602 

Twenty-fourth and Alabama 

Rev. P. S. Casey 

1,702 

603 

Twenty-fourth and Potrero 

J. A. Nelson 

1,000 

604 

Twenty-fifth and Treat 

E. B. Steaven worth 

1,300 

605 

Florida and Bryant 

W. W. Shannon 

1,000 

606 

Mission and China avenues 

E. R. Pease 

2,000 

607 

Twenty-third and Harrison 

Thos. C. Butterworth 

1,500 

608 

San Bruno and Leland 

C. W. Owen 

1,500 

609 

Twenty-fourth and Howard 

Thos. C. Curran 

3,800 

610 

Twenty-seventh and Guerrero 

D. P. Creswell and P. Broderick. 

500 

611 

Twenty-sixth and Folsom, Precita avenue 

J. H. Cook 

3,500 

612 

Twenty-fourth and San Bruno 

Thos. Mitchell 

1,700 

613 

Twenty-fourth and Harrison 

Wm. Kennedy 

1,500 

614 

Twelfth and Railroad avenue 

J. C. O'Brien 

4,000 

615 

Fourteenth and P streets 

Mrs. Thos. Griffiths 

5,000 

616 

Brazil and Madrid streets 

F. E. Murphy 

2,500 

617 

Onondaga and Mission street 

Van Allen 

1,500 

618 

San Bruno and Silver avenues 

H. S. Bailey 

3,000 

619 

Sullivan's barn, Thirty-second and Mission 

H. W. Covert 

15,000 

620 

Twenty-second and Kentucky streets, Los Angeles, Camp No. 2. 

Jno. Welch 

2,500 

 

Total 

 

60,767 

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700 

Twenty-fifth and Guerrero 

Jas. Rolph, jr 

3,000 

701 

Twenty-first and Valencia 

P. D. Cody and H. B. Arnold 

1,000 

702 

Twenty-second and Castro 

C. K. Lorrigan 

750 

703 

Twenty-second and Howard 

W. W. Watson 

3,000 

704 

Twenty-third and Guerrero 

Rev. P. Lynch 

500 

705 

Hill and Church 

Wm. J. Guilfoile 

3,000 

706 

Twenty-ninth and Church 

Rev. C. Kennedy 

6,000 

707 

Twenty-fourth and Douglass 

Jas. A. Cotton 

1,000 

708 

Twenty-fifth and Noe (Jas. Lick School) 

C. Kammerer and M. J. White. 

6,000 

710 

Twentieth and Shotwell 

Thos. C. Curran 

3,800 

711 

Joost and San Jose avenues 

Gus. Schnee 

1,800 

712 

Twentieth and Dolores 

Desmond 

1,000 

713 

Twenty-second and Valencia 

Helen P. Sanborm 

1,000 

714 

Ocean and Jules avenues 

B. Fehneman 

2,000 

715
716 

Twenty-second and Harrison 

T. C. Butterworth 

2,800 

 

Eighteenth and Dolores This station belongs to fifth section, but has been supplied from here by order of Major Febiger. 

C. R. Kellogg 

5,000 

 

Total 

 

40,650 

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Title: [San Francisco earthquake and fire. Ser. 3.]: Earthquake in California, April 18, 1906 : Special Report of Maj. Gen. Adolphus W. Greely, U.S.A., Commanding the Pacifc Division
By:  Greely, Adolphus W., Maj. Gen., United States. Army. Pacific Division
Date: 1906, July 30
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