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TITLE
Japanese Americans lined up at gate for registration
 
DESCRIPTION
Japanese Americans lined up at gate for registration

Original caption: "San Francisco, California. Japanese family heads and persons living alone form a line outside Civil Control Station located in the Japanese American Caitizens League Auditorium at 2031 Bush Street, to appear for "processing" in response to Civilian Exclusion order Number 20."
 
CONTEXT
This archway still stands, (as of 1999), at 2031 Bush Street, in the Japantown area of San Francisco. The building attached to the gate was once the headquarters of the San Francisco Japanese American Citizens League, and now houses the Nihonmachi Little Friends day care.
 
CREDIT
Dorothea Lange
Courtesy of National Archives
 
DATE
1942