View of 1St Street, looking east towards San Pedro Street in the Little Tokyo neighborhood. A sign for the Iwai Hotel is visible. The street looks deserted following the forced evacuation of Japanese residents earlier in the year. The image is dated December 2, 1942 on the verso.
Shops & stores Streets--California--Little Tokyo (Los Angeles) First Street (Los Angeles, Calif.) Automobiles Lampposts Pedestrians Neon signs Painted signs and signboards Signs and signboards Lost Architecture Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 Little Tokyo (Los Angeles, Calif.) Herald-Examiner Collection photographs