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[Woman in patterned dress holding hechima gourd on barracks porch steps, Rohwer, Arkansas]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Woman in patterned dress holding hechima gourd on barracks porch steps, Rohwer, Arkansas]
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photograph
H: 3.5 in, W: 2.5 in

Rohwer, Ark., 1942-1945

(97.292.6CG)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Full-length portrait of woman in patterned dress standing on barracks porch steps holding a long hechima gourd hanging from vine overhead at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, 1942-1945. Dressed in three-quarter sleeved dress and stockings, woman holds onto B of gourd with proper L hand. Substantial growth of flowering vine covers the roof with eight hechima, each several feet long, hanging at R. Wooden bench on ground next to porch steps at BR. Same location as 97.292.6CP.

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