Farmers to Flyers: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro and Mid-Century Orange County
July 14, 2012 - March 31, 2013
Farmers to Flyers: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro and Mid-century Orange County is a site-specific exhibition of historical photographs, artifacts and videos that describe MCAS El Toro’s impact on Southern California. This special exhibition, based on 400 foundational interviews with El Toro veterans, also explores related topics, such as agriculture, dramatic urban growth, industrial expansion, freeway construction, parks and master planned cities.
The exhibition is a project of the Orange County Great Park Corporation and the Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton.