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[Older couple holding Buddhist religious articles, seated portrait, Rohwer, Arkansas, July 7, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Older couple holding Buddhist religious articles, seated portrait, Rohwer, Arkansas, July 7, 1944]
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photograph
H: 3.625 in, W: 2.5 in

Rohwer, Ark., July 7, 1944

(97.292.9D)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Outdoor portrait of an elderly couple sitting in wooden chairs holding Buddhist religious articles in front of barracks at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, July 7, 1944. The man, at L, wears a suit and patterned tie and holds a juzu, long string of beads, across his knees. The woman wears a dark dress with an open collar and holds an objects in each of her hands raised abover her lap. A garden with shrubs and string trellises of climbing vines, and a barracks wall in background. Scalloped border around image.

Inscription
Stamped in black ink on back, C: JUL 7, 1944.

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