[December 7 mural]
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Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family
1 photographic print : b&w;
Mural titled, "December 7," painted by high school student, Masao Kinoshita, is propped on sawhorses against wall of wooden building at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1944-1945. Mural depicts montage of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor: Hawaii landscape, Los Angeles Times newspaper, battleship, explosions, lifeboat, Japanese airplanes. It is signed at lower right, "Masao Kinoshita, [illegible] 1944." Image has irregular scalloped border. Appears to be a different version from mural in JANM collection (88.25.125I).
Masao Kinoshita was a student of Henry Sugimoto in Jerome camp high school. Eight students created murals in Mabel Rose Jamison's art class in Rohwer concentration camp in 1944.
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