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US History: Getting Started

US History

Civil War, Visual History Wall Map, Prepared by Civic Education Service, Washington, DC, 1966.

In David Rumsey Map Collection, accessed through Digital Public Library of America

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US History

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 AN AMERICAN sign on the store front on December 8, the day after Pearl Harbor. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration. -- Photographer: Lange, Dorothea -- Oakland, California. 3/13/42

War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlemen, Series 14: Preevacuation. UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library; image fom <a href="">Online Archive of California</a>.


Watching US History: Selected Documentaries

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