San Francisco on Dec. 8, 1941. "Japanese restaurant, Monday morning after the attack on Pearl Harbor."
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Evacuees from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, returned to the San Francisco Bay Area in the days following the attack that drew the U.S. into World War II. (1941) Photo: San Francisco Chronicle Archive, The Chronicle
Waterfront view of San Francisco taken in December 1850.
Baldwin Hotel, San Francisco, 1898. Before the Flood Building there was Elias J. Baldwin’s hotel and theater, here photographed after the fire that destroyed it.