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Japanese return to Los Angeles
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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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Mayor Fletcher E. Bowron welcomes Japanese back to Los Angeles. Seen here on January 15, 1945, are left to right (seated): Mrs. Melba Matsuuro, Mary Yoshimizu; (standing): Jack Yoshimizu, Henry Yoshimizu, Meriko Hoshigama, Mayor Bowron, and Harley M. Oka. Speaking on December 18, 1944, Mayor Bowron was fearful that the return of the Japanese might lead to a serious outbreak of race riots and impose a heavy burden on law officers.
1 photograph :b&w
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Herald Examiner Collection
HE-002-242 4x5; HE box 9180.
Bowron, Fletcher,--1887-1968
Japanese Americans--California--Los Angeles
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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