Item no. 28358
Collection: Archive

Elderly evacuees at the assembly center in San Bruno, California

These older evacuees have just registered and are resting before being assigned to their living quarters in the barracks. The large tag worn by the women on the right indicated special consideration for the aged or infirm.

Image by Dorothea Lange from the U.S. National Archives.

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