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New J. C. Penney department store

Anchorage's new J. C. Penney department store had just been completed when the earthquake struck. A slab fell off the exterior, flattening this car and killing its occupant. Steve McCutcheon photo, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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