Archivist forces rethink of SFO 1906 tremblor tally

mdoneil writes “A retired Archivist (which KNTV calls a librarian) has done research that may bring the death toll in the 1906 San Fransisco earthquake past 3000. The old death toll was just under five hundred.

The Associated Press has more on the story here.

I wonder if the patron that asked the question 99 years ago is still waiting for the answer?”