Cotton Crocheted Belt

This belt was made with string left over from the Works Project Administration (WPA). Before Rohwer Relocation Center was built, the WPA had to first drain the swamp that would become the campground location.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
overall: 30 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 78.105 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Cultures & Communities
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mabel Rose Vogel

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