Mayor Eugene Schmitz, and guests, appear to be on a tour of the burned areas of San Francisco.

This photograph appears to be taken along Van Ness Avenue shortly after the fire.

Note that the car is very new, and the spare tire is still covered. The gentleman to the right is probably the Mayor's driver or chauffeur because it is highly unlikely that Schmitz knew how to drive.

This photograph is most likely staged, because the hats on the women passengers would not be conducive for a drive through the dusty, sooty streets.

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