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'I am an American' sign displayed by a Japanese-American store owner, Oakland, California, United States, 8 Dec 1941

Caption   'I am an American' sign displayed by a Japanese-American store owner, Oakland, California, United States, 8 Dec 1941 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
Identification Code   LC-USZ62-23602
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Internment of Japanese-Americans and Japanese-Canadians   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 8 Dec 1941
Photos at Same Place Oakland, California, United States
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 21 Sep 2009

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
19 Nov 2015 03:00:33 PM

Note 1938 LaSalle coupe parked at the curb.

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WW2-Era Place Name Oakland, California, United States
Lat/Long 37.7997, -122.2728
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