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[Outdoor funeral gathering for Mitsuno Nakatsuru, Rohwer, Arkansas, December 8, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Outdoor funeral gathering for Mitsuno Nakatsuru, Rohwer, Arkansas, December 8, 1944]
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photograph
H: 5 in, W: 7.125 in

Rohwer, Ark., December 8, 1944

(97.292.5E)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Portrait of large outdoor funeral gathering for Mitsuno (Tashio) Nakatsuru at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, December 8, 1944. Deceased's children stand directly behind coffin covered with flowers; dozens more stand around in background. Three small wreaths and two flower arrangements stand in front of casket; one large wreath at left. Buddhist priest stands next to man in suit to left of casket. Barracks in background.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back: TC: 12/8/44. Stamped in black ink on back, C: NOV 8 - 1944.

History
Mitsuno Nakatsuru died on December 5, 1944 in Rohwer camp.

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