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Amache Internment Camp (1/2)
In the dusty, quiet southeastern corner of Colorado lies the remains of the Amache Internment Camp, also called the Granada War Relocation Center. This was the smallest of ten internment camps built by the federal government in the 1940s, out of racial panic and material desire. Japanese and Japanese-Americans were forced to sell or abandon their homes and belongings, for well below market value. The people who benefited from these desperate sales were most often white Americans and businesses.

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