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[Smiling man in eyeglasses leaning against "Slow School Zone" sign, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 12, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Smiling man in eyeglasses leaning against "Slow School Zone" sign, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 12, 1944]
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photograph
H: 2.125 in, W: 2.5 in

Rohwer, Ark., October 12, 1944

(97.292.2F)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Smiling man in eyeglasses leans against sign, "SLOW SCHOOL ZONE," in open area at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 12, 1944. Dressed in jeans and button-down shirt, the man leans his proper left arm against top of sign while holding a cigarette in his proper right hand. He looks toward left edge. Two girls carrying books walk toward the right at midground in front of a road that extends from left to right edge. Three barracks with tarpaper walls and white window sills in background.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: [circled letter] D. Stamped on back: OCT 12 1944.

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