One b/w negative of U.S.O. Club interior showing U.S.O. worker standing behind counter serving food to young man in U.S. Navy uniform seated at lunch counter on stool. The uniform indicates that the sailor’s work specialty was probably as a Steward. See www.history.navy.mil/photos, African-Americans in the US Navy.

Client name: Smith, Leon A.

According to additional information collected from the community on 3/2/2011: The U.S.O. building shown in this image was located at 2929 Market Street and previously was a Japanese Buddhist Temple. During the Japanese internment, WWII, this building was used as a U.S.O facility. It later reverted to a Japanese Buddhist temple, which it is presently. (2011)