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Quiet Little Tokyo street
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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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The once busy life of Little Tokyo is contrasted by this scene of a quiet street corner at 1st and San Pedro streets on June 17, 1942, following the Japanese evacuation. In the foreground is the newly-named Civic Hotel, formerly the Miyako Hotel, once a "reputed center of Japanese intigue in Southern California."
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5892-Little Tokyo
Civic Hotel (Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hotels--California--Little Tokyo (Los Angeles)
World War, 1939-1945
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Little Tokyo (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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