Menu: dinner May 16, 1868 at Lick House in San Francisco (reproduction?)

Date:
1868
Description (physical):

Menu

Location:
120 North Main,Missouri,Hannibal,63401
Identifier:
HB.xx.11841.1
Institution:
Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum
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Early Comer

Date:
6-Apr-42
Creator:
Dorothea Lange

Taken in San Francisco, CA. "An early comer arrives with personal effects at 2020 Van Ness Avenue as part of the contingent of 664 residents of Japanese ancestry, first to be evacuated from San Francisco on April 6, 1942. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration."

Description (physical):

B&W Photograph

Location:
5001 Hwy. 395 Independence,California 93526
Identifier:
A-87
Institution:
Manzanar National Historic Site

Exclusion Orders

Date:
11-Apr-42
Creator:
Dorothea Lange

Taken in San Francisco, CA. "On a brick wall beside air raid shelter poster, exclusion orders were posted at First and Front Streets directing removal of persons of Japanese ancestry from the first San Francisco section to be affected by evacuation. The order was issued April 1, 1942, by Lieutenant General J. L. DeWitt, and directed evacuation from this section by noon on April 7, 1942. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority Centers for the duration." Following the signing of Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942, signs like this one were posted in neighborhoods all over the West Coast. Japanese Americans' lives were about to change forever.

Description (physical):

B&W Photograph

Location:
5001 Hwy. 395 Independence,California 93526
Identifier:
WRA No. 40
Institution:
Manzanar National Historic Site

"I Am An American" Sign On Store Front

Date:
Mar-42
Creator:
Dorothea Lange

Taken in San Francisco, CA. "A 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."

Description (physical):

B&W Photograph

Location:
5001 Hwy. 395 Independence,California 93526
Identifier:
WRA No. A-35
Institution:
Manzanar National Historic Site