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Sailors at Terminal Island Prison
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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This is the entrance to the receiving station (former Terminal Island Prison) on April 18, 1942. Through these automatic-locking doors, which once admitted such gangsters as Al Capone, have passed thousands of sailors and marines en route to permanent ship or shore assignments. The station, which is the first prison ever commissioned as a receiving ship, has a capacity of 2500 men.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 7777
Terminal Island Federal Prison (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States.--Navy
Prisons--California--Terminal Island
Sailors--United States
World War, 1939-1945
Terminal Island (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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