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The former Terminal Island Federal Prison's light switchboard which flashed alarms in case of prison break attempts, on April 18, 1942, was now the nerve center at the naval receiving station. Lieut.-Comdr. A. R. Myers, left, and Comdr. W. W. Fineman show the room's automatic button system which connects with any part of the station and is used to relay officers' messages.
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00050796 HeraldÂ Examiner Collection HE box 7777 CARL0000054980 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/23561
Terminal Island Federal Prison (Los Angeles, Calif.) United States.--Navy Prisons--California--Terminal Island Sailors--United States Telephone switchboards World War, 1939-1945 Terminal Island (Calif.) Herald-Examiner Collection photographs