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World War II High Desert Homefront Exhibit

High Desert Museum
Grant Type
Large Marketing
Amounts Funded
  • 2016 $40,000.00

The High Desert Museum (HDM) will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United States’entry into World War II (WWII) with a project, ‘World War II High Desert Homefront’, examining the High Desert region’s significance to the war effort—and the war’s lasting effects on the region. An immersive exhibit and programs will connect visitors to the wartime experiences of different groups in the region. This project will be designed to have broad appeal—vividly depicting historic events and how they shaped the cultural values and beliefs held in the U.S. today.