EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Officials with the El Paso Museum of History (EPMH) are inviting the community to their new exhibition, El Paso’s Homegrown: World War II, opening to the public with a special reception next week.
The reception is set for at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 20. The El Paso’s Homegrown: World War II exhibit will run until August 2022.
The exhibition highlights El Paso’s contribution to World War II. The focus of the exhibit is the Bracero Program, the Men of Company E, the home effort that discovers women entering the workforce, Tom Lea and his work as a war correspondent, contributions of Indigenous tribes, Japanese internment, and both fronts of the war from Europe and the Pacific.
The exhibit is made possible with support from the El Paso Museum of History Foundation, Tom Lea Institute, El Paso Museum of Art and the Museum & Cultural Affairs Department.
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