Francisco, Calif., Mar. 1942.
large sign reading "I am an American" placed in
the window of a store, at 13th and Franklin streets, on
December 8, the day after Pearl Harbor. The
store was closed following orders to persons of Japanese
descent to evacuate from certain West Coast areas. The owner,
a University of California graduate, will be housed with
hundreds of evacuees in War Relocation Authority centers
for the duration of the war.
of Congress. LC-USZ62-23602.