archival aerial photograph of a group of low buildings

Read a short history of the Amache Japanese Internment Camp.

About the Collection

Below are some of the records at the Archives that document the Japanese Internment Camp at Granada, Colorado:

  • The Governor's Collection- contains the official acts of Governor Ralph L. Carr, his correspondence with individuals and groups concerning the war and the Japanese, and many speeches that he gave.
  • The Governor's Council of Defense - documents all aspects of World War II and is quite extensive. Many publications and photographs originate with this collection.
  • Abstract of Votes from the 1944 General Election
  • Department of Education, Superintendent of the Amache Schools- documents the school system, the adult education available at Amache as well as many other aspects of camp life.
  • Colorado Department of Labor and the Department of Agriculture


Documents from Governor Ralph Carr's Administration (1939-1943)

The Amache Camp in Documents

Booklet about Amache Camp

The Amache Camp through a Report on the Educational System