Document for October 15th:
"Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Shown here is a young miss, dressed in her Sunday best ..., 10/06/1945,"
October 15, 1945 marked the closing date of the Granada Project, the first of the War Relocation Authority centers to be closed. Under the authority of Executive Order 9066, issued by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, approximately 110,000 Japanese-Americans were interned in 10 relocation centers for the duration of World War II.
More photos from the War Relocation Authority in ARC...
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