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Title
Reading notice at bank
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1941
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated July 26, 1941 reads, “A lone Japanese is shown staring at the notice posted in the window at the Yokohama Specie Bank [Yokohama Sho¯kin Ginko¯] telling of President Roosevelt's freezing order. All foreign exchange transactions by the two Japanese banks were forbidden.” Roosevelt’ order froze all Japanese assets in the United States. After the war, Yokohama Specie Bank, located at 120 South San Pedro Street, became The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. in 1947, and in 1953 it established a San Francisco subsidiary called The Bank of Tokyo California (BOTC).
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00068528
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5892-Little Tokyo.
CARL0000071075
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24121
Subject
Yokohama Shokin Ginko
Bank buildings--California--Little Tokyo (Los Angeles)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Bank accounts--California--Los Angeles
World War, 1939-1945
Japanese Americans
Lost Architecture
Little Tokyo (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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