"U.S. Immigration Station, Angel Island, Cal."

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Description

This is a photographic postcard, showing a view of the Immigration Station at Angel Island, circa 1918. The administration building is in the left foreground, the hospital in the left background, the detention barracks in mid-center, the Julia Morgan-designed employee cottages at back, and Perimeter Road on right. Printed on front is "U.S. Immigration Station, Angel Island, Cal." and "4211". Printed on back is "P.N.C./ PACIFIC NOVELTY CO. SAN FRANCISCO", "POST/ CARD/ ADDRESS" and "STAMP".