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Little Tokyo housing cleanup
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Rothschild, Otto
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption May 25, 1944 reads, “Spurring a campaign to cleanup ‘Little Tokio’ [sic], where more than 79,800 persons are now quartered in overcrowded conditions once occupied by Japanese, Mayor Fletcher Bowron is shown when he made a visit to the district which is within sight of the City Hall tower. The mayor; Dr. George M. Uhl, city health officer, and Nicola Giulli, chairman of the City Housing Authority, are talking to one of the many families living in district.” The group is pictured in front of a Shinto Shine, left abandoned when Japanese residents were forcibly removed from their homes and sent to camps for the duration of World War II.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5892.
Bowron, Fletcher,--1887-1968
Giulli, Nicola
Uhl, George M
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Shinto shrines--California--Los Angeles
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Families--California--Los Angeles
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
African Americans
Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, California--Employees
Little Tokyo (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Bronzeville (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Time Period

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