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Phillips County Museum News for April 14, 2021

 

April 14, 2021



The Museum collections reflect a variety of objects and ethnic people. Immigrants from around the world found their way to Phillips County during the Homestead years.

A new display at the Museum features objects from immigrants that came to our area involuntarily.

The objects I am referring to are wood carvings from the Prisoner of War Camp that was built in Malta during WWII. Many of the prisoners worked in the beet fields and on farms and ranches in the area.

During their “off” hours the prisoners had time to make wood carvings and these items were used as trade and gifts to t...



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