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[Relocation mural]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Relocation mural]
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H: 2.5 in, W: 3.625 in

Rohwer, Ark., 1942-1945


Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family


1 photographic print : b&w;

Mural titled, "Relocation," painted by high school student, Art Okusu, is propped on sawhorses against wall of wooden building. Mural depicts montage of various occupations, including woman and boy waving farwell at train station, welder, chemist, surgeon, surveyor, soldier, farmer, and painter. It is signed (illegible) at lower right of mural. Image has irregular scalloped border. Appears to be a different version from mural in JANM collection (88.25.125B).

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