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[Woman in patterned dress standing on barracks porch steps next to hechima gourds, Rohwer, Arkansas]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Woman in patterned dress standing on barracks porch steps next to hechima gourds, Rohwer, Arkansas]
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photograph
H: 3.5 in, W: 2.5 in

Rohwer, Ark., 1942-1945

(97.292.6CP)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Full-length portrait of woman in belted patterned dress standing on barracks porch steps next to long hechima gourds hanging from vine overhead at Rohwer concentration camp, 1942-1945. Dressed in short-sleeved dress with three white buttons and dark tie belt, woman stands with proper L hand on railing. 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 97.292.6CG.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back, TC: [circled letter] D.

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