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[Toddler in floral dress with sign, "Group 1 personality", Rohwer, Arkansas, July 6, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Toddler in floral dress with sign, "Group 1 personality", Rohwer, Arkansas, July 6, 1944]
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photograph
H: 7.125 in, W: 5 in

Rohwer, Ark., July 6, 1944

(97.292.11L)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Portrait of a girl toddler in ruffled floral print dress and white shoes standing on wooden stage or platform with one hand on a sign, "Group 1 Personality", at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1942-1945. Appears to be a baby contest. The curly haired toddler faces the viewer wearing a circular badge with the number 18 attached to the front of her dress. A small boy holding an object, possibly a handkerchief, in front of his face is visible at CR, behind stage. Same girl in 97.292.12C.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back, TC: [circled letter] D [three short vertical lines].

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