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[Woman in mess hall, Rohwer, Arkansas, July 8, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Woman in mess hall, Rohwer, Arkansas, July 8, 1944]
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H: 2.5 in, W: 3.625 in

Rohwer, Ark., July 8, 1944


Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family


1 photographic print : b&w;

Woman in white short-sleeved blouse and flowered skirt stands in center of crowd, holding a small paper bag in her proper left hand in a mess hall at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, July 8, 1944. Two girls with hair up in pigtails and bow stand with back to viewer in foreground left. A smiling man bends with a knife in hand over a table in background right. A rumpled paper banner and bare light bulb hangs above.

Stamped in black ink on back, C: JUL 8 - 1944. Written in pencil on back, R: [circled letter] D II.

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