Drones help map Japanese internment camp in eastern Colorado

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Drones help map Japanese internment camp in eastern Colorado

Researchers aim to build virtual world
A sign at the entrance to Camp Amache, the site of a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp in Granada. A University of Denver team is using a drone to create a 3D reconstruction of the camp in southern Colorado.

Drones help map Japanese internment camp in eastern Colorado

A sign at the entrance to Camp Amache, the site of a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp in Granada. A University of Denver team is using a drone to create a 3D reconstruction of the camp in southern Colorado.

Drones help map Japanese internment camp in eastern Colorado

A rebuilt watchtower at Camp Amache, the site of a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp in Granada. The effort to create a virtual reconstruction of the camp is part of a growing movement to identify and preserve historical sites connected to people of color in the U.S.

Drones help map Japanese internment camp in eastern Colorado

A sign denotes the site of the police station of Camp Amache, a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp in Granada, Colo. A University of Denver team is using a drone to create a 3D reconstruction of the camp in southern Colorado.

Drones help map Japanese internment camp in eastern Colorado

Bob Fuchigami looks through photographs that he has collected about Camp Amache. Fuchigami was 12 years old when he and his family were forced to leave their 20-acre farm in Northern California for the Japanese-American internment camp in Granada.
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