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[Three warriors fighting in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Three warriors fighting in Kabuki play, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 6.9375 in

Rohwer, Ark., October 21, 1944

(97.292.4AB)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Three warriors in Japanese costume fight with sword and pike during a Kabuki performance at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 21, 1944. All young men wear elaborate armor over kimono and hakama and wigs. Small figure at L stands with proper L leg on step as he points pike at taller man at R who holds a sword before him as he stands with proper R leg on step. Warrior in C stands on raised platform with proper L arm extended out and other arm crossed in front. Microphone in BR foreground.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: Kanamoto 25-4-A 3 each Sasaki 34-7-F 2 each Kono 38-5-C 1 each Yono 34-12-F (1) Stamped in black ink on back, C: OCT 21 1944

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