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Jack Muro Amache Photo Album


Barbed wire fence of Amache

This striking photograph shows the 5-strands of barbed wire against a beautiful backdrop of billowy clouds that fenced in the WRA concentration camp of Amache.  Some books on the camps say 4-strands of barbed wire were used, but Jack captured this dramatic image of what fenced in his family and other Japanese inmates in the Southeast corner of Colorado.

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Barbed wire fence
uploaded by garyono
Gift of Jack Muro, Japanese American National Museum (2012.2.310) Copyright is held by the Japanese American National Museum. Short-term educational use with limited circulation is permitted. For all other uses, … More »

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