In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War II, this exhibition explores the contributions from the High Desert to the war effort and the war’s lasting effect on the region.
The High Desert’s remoteness and relatively low population made it central to the war effort; it served as an important site for training camps and military training exercises. World War II: The High Desert Home Front exhibition reveals the wartime activities that took place in the High Desert, including some of the most celebrated and tragic chapters in our country’s history.
In support of this new exhibition, the Deschutes Public Library will be hosting a special series of programs during February that will explore the people, music, literature, economics and politics of World War II. Visit the Library’s website for additional information and program schedules.
Veterans and active duty military personnel are invited to view the exhibition over the opening weekend free of charge.
Made possible by
With suppport from by Bigfoot Beverages; Central Oregon Radiology Associates, P.C.; Century Insurance Group, LLC; the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation; and Jones & Roth.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 – 10:00am to 4:00pm