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[Seated elderly couple with young man and woman in front of barracks, Rohwer, Arkansas]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Seated elderly couple with young man and woman in front of barracks, Rohwer, Arkansas]
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photograph
H: 3.625 in, W: 2.5 in

Rohwer, Ark., July 7, 1944

(97.292.13L)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Portrait of an elderly couple seated in wooden chairs in front of a younger man and woman in front of a barracks in Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1942-1945. Elderly man wears suit and holds string of beads across his knees. Man standing behind him wears glasses and white T-shirt. Elderly woman wears dark dress and holds two small objects in her hands. Woman behind her wears patterned dress with short sleeves. Small planted area behind them, with vines climbing on stick-and-string trellis. Irregular scalloped border.

Inscription
Stamped on back, C: JUL - 7 1944. Written in pencil on back, TC: [circled letter] D.

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