Granada (Amache)

Concentration Camp

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<i>Bon Odori</i> festival (ddr-densho-37-775)
img Bon Odori festival (ddr-densho-37-775)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Part of the approximately 1,000 dancers who participated in the Bon Odori festival sponsored by the Granada Buddhist Church on August 14. Spectators are shown in the background. This dance was held at night on the baseball diamond.
High school class (ddr-densho-37-511)
img High school class (ddr-densho-37-511)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Leo W. Kraus instructing high school class in properties of wood.
View between barracks (ddr-densho-37-782)
img View between barracks (ddr-densho-37-782)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Evacuee barracks showing gardens and trees.
Child standing between barracks (ddr-densho-37-777)
img Child standing between barracks (ddr-densho-37-777)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. It is a long time between meals at the mess hall for a hungry man, so the cracker box at the Kobayashi barracks gets a frequent raiding.
Construction of barracks (ddr-densho-37-524)
img Construction of barracks (ddr-densho-37-524)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Contractor's workmen roofing the assembled barracks unit.
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-506)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-506)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Last of the residents of the Amache Relocation Center board the train at Granada for the journey to the west coast or to new homes elsewhere in the country. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942, when ...
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-142)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-142)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-145)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-145)
This memorial service took place in the Amache High School gymnasium.
Two Nisei in the snow (ddr-densho-159-53)
img Two Nisei in the snow (ddr-densho-159-53)
The Nisei in the center is Namiye Kinoshita, 7F.
War Relocation Authority personnel (ddr-densho-159-56)
img War Relocation Authority personnel (ddr-densho-159-56)
Front row, fifth from the left is Rosalind "Posy" Walls. She served as a teacher at Amache High School 1944-45, teaching English and serving as adviser to the high school yearbook.
MP honor guard (ddr-densho-159-134)
img MP honor guard (ddr-densho-159-134)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
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