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[Tortoises on flatbed truck, Rohwer, Arkansas, May 8, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Tortoises on flatbed truck, Rohwer, Arkansas, May 8, 1944]
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H: 2.5 in, W: 3.625 in

Rohwer, Ark., May 8, 1944


Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family


1 photographic print : b&w;

Two large tortoises sit in bed of flatbed truck at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, May 8, 1944. Tortoises face partially open tailgate; broken pallet on flatbed in background. A man in jeans is partially visible standing next to truck at right. Image has irregular scalloped border.

Written in pencil on back: 5/8/44.

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