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Boxes/bundles stacked outside WCCA Control Station
 
DESCRIPTION
Boxes/bundles stacked outside WCCA Control Station

Original caption: "2301 Bush Street, San Francisco. Baggage piled on sidewalk across from WCCA Control Station."
 
CONTEXT
"When I arrived at the church at 8:00, I found a long line of baggage down the block from Channing to Durant, with duffel bags, suit cases, folding chairs, ironing boards, cartons, bundles, blankets, card tables, cribs. Noted one good-looking suitcase with stickers saying "Rome," "Paris," and one that caught me up short: "Hotel Metropole, Beyreuth." The street was blocked off, with policemen at each end permitting only Japanese unloading more bundles to go through."
Eleanor Breed, War Comes to the Church Door
 
CREDIT
Courtesy of National Archives
 
DATE
1942