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[Band playing at June Serenade, Rohwer, Arkansas, June 2, 1945]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Band playing at June Serenade, Rohwer, Arkansas, June 2, 1945]
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photograph
H: 2.5 in, W: 3.625 in

Rohwer, Ark., June 2, 1945

(97.292.14D)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Music band plays in front of backdrop emblazoned with words "June Serenade" in what is probably a mess hall at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, June 2, 1945. Bandleader dresseed in a dark suit stands in center looking back over his right shoulder towards viewer. Band is seated behind six plaque cards and music stands. Woman plays upright piano at left. "Rohwer" is visible on front of kickdrum at center. Overhead lights draped with streamers.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: JUN 2 1945.

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