Headlines: “Ouster of all Japs in California Near!”

Oakland, CA, February 1942

Dorothea Lange

Film negative

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

2.25 in x 2.25 in


© The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California.

On February 19, President Roosevelt delegated to the Secretary of War the power to exclude any person, alien or citizen, from any area which might be required, on the grounds of military necessity. — Dorothea Lange Field Notes