Archiving Angeles (AA): Thanksgiving During WWII

November 16, 2007 at 1:01 pm in History

Casablanca made its premiere in New York, as Allied Forces were landing in North Africa.

At home, men in suits removed their hats for a feast in Downtown Los Angeles. It was Thanksgiving. They were homeless.

The year was 1942.

Photo of the Midnight Mission from the Los Angeles Public Library

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