Poems of dispair carved into the walls of dormitory room, Angel Island Interment Camp, Angel Island, San Francisco, California

Poems of dispair carved into the walls of dormitory room, Angel Island Interment Camp, Angel Island, San Francisco, California

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Poems of dispair carved into the walls of dormitory room, Angel Island Interment Camp, Angel Island, San Francisco, California, June 24, 2003. From 1910 until 1945, Angel Island served as a detention center to facilitate the exclusion of the immigration of Chinese people under the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. Black and white photograph of a dormitory room.

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