A Tour of General DeWitt's Office

Saturday, Nov 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM At Presidio Officers' Club Offered by:

Presidio Trust

Join Presidio Trust Historian Barbara Berglund Sokolov and National Park Ranger James Osborne for a rare glimpse into General John DeWitt’s office, where he made the decision in 1942 to imprison Japanese American citizens and non-citizens without due process.

This tour complements the special exhibitions Exclusion: The Presidio’s Role in WWII Japanese American Incarceration at the Presidio Officers’ Club and The Children of the Camps at the Military Intelligence Service Historic Learning Center.

Meet inside the Presidio Officers’ Club at 10 am. We will then take a ten-minute walk on paved surfaces to the office site. The walk and the office are accessible. Reservations not required. For additional information call the Presidio Visitor Center at (415) 561-4323.

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Credit:
Photo by Dorothea Lange
​Courtesy Library of Congress