Exclusion orders posted in vacated restaurant

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ddr-densho-151-127 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i151-00127)

Dorothea Lange Collection

Original caption: San Francisco, California. Civilian Exclusion Order Number 5, ordering evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry, posted in a vacant store window on Grant Avenue in Chinatown. This establishment, like many others in Chinatown, was operated by proprietors of Japanese descent. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.



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