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Frank Endo - Amache photos


A small city in the middle of nowhere

About 7500 Japanese-Americans lived at Amache at its peak in October 1942, making it the 10th-largest city in Colorado at the time. Amache is located in eastern Colorado.

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Post Office, Amache
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A man walks in front of the Post Office at Amache, Colorado. Amache was one of the federal relocation camps used to house Japanese Americans during World War II. Photo … More »

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