LIST TO ENLIGHTEN READERS ABOUT JAPANESE LIFE IN COLORADO
COLORADO’S JAPANESE AMERICANS FROM 1886 TO THE PRESENT by Bill Hosakawa; University Press of Colorado, 2005.
Chronicles Japanese Americans’ struggles, achievements, and influences on Colorado history.
WE CHOSE COLORADO: Japanese American Voices by Joyce Lebra, Old John Publishing, 2016
Oral histories of over 40 persons of Japanese birth or heritage who now reside in Colorado.
TALLGRASS by Sandra Dallas, St. Martin’s Press, 2007
This short historical novel begins in 1942 in rural Colorado as Japanese Americans are arriving at an internment camp. A thirteen year old local farm girl tells this story, a story of the tragedy of war, the prejudices that grow out of ignorance, as well as the triumph of standing up for what you believe. The camp setting is based on Amache information.
LINK to History of Japanese In Colorado:
Japanese Americans in Colorado and Timeline for Japanese in Colorado by Dr. Daryl Maeda, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, Jan 2008
LINK TO JAPANESE AMERICANS IN AMERICA’S WARS: A Chronology