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President’s signature makes it official: Colorado’s Amache site now part of National Park Service

Decades after survivors of the Japanese American internment camp began their push, designation ensures its preservation

Coloradans

Colorado’s Camp Amache will become a national historic site after getting congressional approval

The legislation will place the 1 square-mile parcel in southeast Colorado under the management of the National Park Service

Coloradans

Littwin: Camp Amache, the oft-forgotten World War II internment camp, is now officially remembered

Much credit goes to teacher John Hopper, who 30 years ago began a project with Granada students about the camp where 7,500 Japanese Americans were locked away.

Opinion Columns

Amache is on the verge of earning national park status — and its place in history — after U.S. Senate approves bill

A Senate vote moved the former World War II incarceration camp that held people of Japanese descent closer to becoming a national historic site

Politics and Government

Utah’s U.S. Sen. Mike Lee blocks Colorado internment camp designation, draws ire

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat, says he has the support of 99 of the chamber’s 100 senators to pass the Amache National Historic Site Act

Politics and Government

In the wake of anti-Asian violence, Colorado congressmen push Amache’s designation as National Historic Site

A bill introduced by Reps. Joe Neguse and Ken Buck would bring federal resources to efforts to memorialize a site where Japanese Americans were incarcerated in WWII

News

Push to get Colorado’s Amache internment camp a national park designation interrupted by coronavirus

COVID-19 delays have slowed a three-year process that supporters hope will put the Granada War Relocation Center site under federal management

Coloradans

“Our” beloved Colorado: Race, privilege, and landscape in the state’s history

Opinion Columns

The story of a dismal chapter in U.S. history didn’t end with internment camps

The history of Colorado's Amache facility outside Granada, like nine others in the U.S., gave rise to many remarkable stories of Japanese-American success and accomplishment

Book Excerpts

The internment camp story has been told — but these Colorado authors examined what happened after

Denny Dressman and the late John Elliff had collaborated before on World War II history. This time they told the stories of Japanese Americans who built amazing lives after the camps.

Colorado boarding school, where government sought to assimilate tribal students, listed as a “most endangered” place

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is working with Southern Ute leaders as they consider preserving the site near Ignacio, which recalls a painful chapter of U.S. history

Education

Opinion: Amache presents a new national park opportunity to preserve an important part of our history

Opinion Columns