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Confronting Conflict through Virtual Worlds (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Stacey Camp.

Three dimensional virtual worlds present new possibilities and new challenges for teaching about difficult pasts or "dark heritages." This paper considers how virtual environments can be used to explore conflict through user interaction with primary and secondary data sets. It will present a virtual world prototype of Idaho’s Kooskia Internment Camp, a World War II Japanese American internment camp that imprisoned over two hundred Japanese American men. Drawing upon pedagogical strategies...

Constructing Context Before, During, and After Internment Through Japanese-American Incarceration and the Historic 20th Century Redman-Hirahara Farmstead (2022)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jacob M Stone.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Diverse and Enduring: Archaeology from Across the Asian Diaspora" , at the 2022 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. This paper explores the context following Japanese-American incarceration in the United States after WWII using the Redman-Hirahara Farmstead. Built at the turn of the 20th century, this property showcases one family’s unique journey navigating this period. The Hirahara family moved into the Victorian...

Covert Cooking: Food Acquisition, Preparation and Consumption outside of the Granada Relocation Center Mess Halls (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sabreina E Slaughter. Bonnie Clark.

Historic archaeology is uniquely positioned to provide a fuller understanding of the Japanese diaspora in the United States, and also allows the recordation of methods employed by nearly 120,000 forcibly relocated Japanese Americans to modify and adapt to their newfound surroundings. Using archaeological survey, excavation, oral history data and historic documents, research at the Granada Relocation Center, in southeast Colorado, has provided insight to identity maintenance strategies. Recent...

Developing Personhood: The discourse, experience, and material culture of children’s play activities in a WWII Japanese American Internment Camp (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only April Kamp-Whittaker.

Recent studies apply the concept of "personhood" to the archaeological record as part of the continuing attempt to understand the complexities of past societies by moving away from gross categories and instead examining socially constructed roles. This paper explores the application of "personhood" as a way to transcend a broadly defined focus on "children" or "childhood." Such generalizing terms can obscure the impact of gender, age, and other social or economic variables on children’s...

Diaspora and social networks in a WWII Japanese American Incarceration Center (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only April Kamp-Whittaker.

The rich documentary record available to historical archaeologists creates a unique opportunity to recreate social networks in past communities. Social network data can demonstrate how communities and individuals responded to changes to existing social structures, such as those caused by diaspora. Japanese American internment represents a forced diaspora as incarceration altered existing social structures and networks. Data from the Amache Internment center in Southeastern Colorado are used to...

Friend or Foe: Constructing the National Identity of Japanese American Children in Amache, a WWII Internment Center (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only April Kamp-Whittaker.

During World War II thousands of Japanese American families were relocated from the west coast to the interior of the United States. Internment along with rampant racism and cultural stereotyping focused public attention on individuals of Japanese descent in this county and raised questions about identity and national allegiance. Research from Amache, the internment camp located in Colorado, is used to explore issues of children’s national identity and broader understanding of the war. ...

From Caffe’ Latte to Mass: An Intimate Archaeology of a World War II Italian Prisoner of War Camp (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jodi Barnes.

Camp Monticello, located in southeast Arkansas, served as a Prisoner of War camp for Italians from 1943 to 1946. The spatial arrangement of the camp, which consists of two officer’s compounds and three enlisted men’s compounds, was structured according to the central principles of surveillance, discipline, and control. The food, clothing, and possessions of Camp Monticello's inmates were provided by the institution. From mess hall menus and a chapel, archeological research reveals intimate...

German POWs in Colorado: The Archaeology of Confinement at Camp Trinidad (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Chris M Morine.

From 1943 to 1946, the U.S. government held over 3,000 German POWs at Camp Trinidad in southern Colorado. In 2013, archaeological fieldwork and research was conducted in order to better understand the daily lives of those incarcerated within the conformity of institutional confinement. The information gathered, in the form of artifacts, environmental features, and personal narratives, has uncovered stories about those that used them and has allowed for the development of lesser known details of...

Historical and Archaeological Perspectives On the World War II Prisoner of War Camp at Fort Carson, Colorado (1990)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Daniel A. Jepson.

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An Historical Archaeological Investigation of the Indianola Prisoner of War Camp (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Allison Young.

Second World War military operations resulted in the capture of thousands of prisoners of war and the creation of internment facilities by both the Axis and the Allies. Archaeologists have begun to examine these facilities around the world. The United States government established a POW program with numerous camps all over the country to house these prisoners. This paper provides the results of historical archaeological research at the Indianola prisoner of war camp in southwestern Nebraska. The...

Material Engagement and the Incarceration Experience at Amache (2022)
DOCUMENT Citation Only April E. Kamp-Whittaker. Bonnie Clark. Dana Ogo Shew.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Diverse and Enduring: Archaeology from Across the Asian Diaspora" , at the 2022 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Biennially field school students, researchers, and community members assemble at the Granada Relocation Center (Amache) for a five week field season culminating in a two day community open house. This diverse group surveys, excavates, and discusses the historical events surrounding the incarceration of Japanese...

Men do Art and Women do Craft, but Both can do Archaeology: Gender and Civilian Internment on the Isle of Man (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Harold Mytum.

The British interned both men and women on the Isle of Man during World War 2. The men were housed in camps in Douglas, Ramsay and Peel, and the women (and later, married couples) were in a large camp comprising both Port Erin and Port St Mary. Each camp developed its own sub-culture, but gender stereotypes amongst both staff and internees created different expectations. Famous artists produced important, innovative works in the men's camps, where newspapers were also regularly published., but...

Remembering the Forgotten: Archaeology at the Morrissey WW1 Internment Camp (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sarah E. Beaulieu.

Many Canadians are aware of the Japanese Internment Camps from WWII; however, very few are aware of the concentration camps that Canada built during WWI. Between 1914-1920, Canada arrested and interned 8549 Austro-Hungarians, Germans and Turks and interned them across Canada. Morrissey Internment Camp is situated in the abandoned coal-mining town of Morrissey, British Columbia and housed a population of 3-400 prisoners between 1915-1918. In 1954, the Canadian government destroyed most of the...