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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 6.9375 in

Rohwer, Ark., November 1, 1944

(97.292.5D)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Catholic altar at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 1, 1944. Four candles and vases of flowers sit atop a long white runner covering altar on raised area; cross in a shield hangs above long banner with cross above altar. Another shield hangs at midground from ceiling above white communion bench. Two smaller banners of crosses hang above altar. Altar space is inset into alcove and is flanked by two small tables with flowers under devotional pictures. Wooden pews in foreground. Same altar in 97.292.5C.

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

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