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[Funeral gathering, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 11, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Funeral gathering, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 11, 1944]
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H: 7.875 in, W: 9.875 in

Rohwer, Ark., October 11, 1944

(97.292.5J)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Portrait of indoor funeral gathering at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, October 11, 1944. A Buddhist priest in robe, necktie and Buddhist vestment stands in front of large group of people, predominantly men, next to a table covered with a white cloth topped with flowers, a soldier's cap, and a small altar. Three large flower arrangements stand to either side of the table; an arrangement with stars and stripes at far R. An American flag hangs on rear wall in background. Long wooden tables occupy foreground at B.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back, C: Oct. 11 44.

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