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Finding solace in the soil: an archaeology of gardens and gardeners at Amache




Clark, Bonnie J., author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Tells the largely unknown story of the gardens of Amache, the War Relocation Authority incarceration camp in Colorado. Combining physical evidence with oral histories, archival data, personal photographs, and memories of former Amache incarcerees, the book describes how gardeners cultivated community in confinement.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Granada Relocation Center
Garden archaeology -- Colorado -- Amache
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Colorado -- Amache
Ethnoarchaeology -- Colorado -- Amache
Japanese Americans -- Colorado -- Amache -- Antiquities
Japanese Americans -- Colorado -- Amache -- History
Japanese Americans -- Colorado -- Amache -- Social life and customs
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945


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