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Title: Oakland, California. Following evacuation orders, this store, at 13th and Franklin Streets,

The full caption for this photograph reads: Oakland, California. Following evacuation orders, this store, at 13th and Franklin Streets, was closed. The owner, a University of California graduate of Japanese descent, placed the "I AM AN AMERICAN" sign on the store front on Dec. 8, the day after Pearl Harbor. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.

ARC Identifier: 537833

Local Identifier: 210-G-C519

Creator: Department of the Interior. War Relocation Authority. (02/16/1944 - 06/30/1946) ( Most Recent)

Type of Archival Materials: Photographs and other Graphic Materials

Level of Description: Item from Record Group 210: Records of the War Relocation Authority, 1941 - 1947

Still Picture Records LICON
Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S)
National Archives at College Park,
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001
PHONE: 301-837-3530
FAX: 301-837-3621
EMAIL: stillpix@nara.gov

Production Date: 03/13/1942

Part of: Series: Central Photographic File of the War Relocation Authority, 1942 - 1945

Scope & Content Note:

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

Variant Control Number(s): NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-210-G-C519

Copy 1
Copy Status: Preservation
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
Media Type: Negative

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Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
Lange, Dorothea, Photographer

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This work is licensed under a Public Domain

yn — Last modified Mar 30 2011 7:59 p.m.

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