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 AMERICAN" sign on the store front on Dec. 8, the day after Pearl Harbor. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, Mar. 13, 142, Oakland, California.
Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration Ctrl. #: NWDNS-210-G-C519; NARA ARC #: 537833; WRA
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