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[Catholic priest in front of altar, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 1, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Catholic priest in front of altar, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 1, 1944]
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photograph
H: 6.9375 in, W: 5 in

Rohwer, Ark., November 1, 1944

(97.292.5C)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Catholic priest in a elaborate vestments conducts Mass in front of an altar at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 1, 1944. Dressed in dark chasuble with pattern on front worn over light colored robe with patterned bottom, balding man faces viewer and raises proper R hand in front of mouth; a dark, fringed maniple hangs over his proper L arm. Four lit candles and vases of flowers sit atop a long white runner covering altar in background; cross in a shield hangs above long banner with cross above altar. Two smaller banners of crosses hang above altar. White railing of communion bench in foreground. Same altar in 97.292.5D.

Inscription
Stamped in black ink on back, C: NOV 1, 1944.

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