Southern Oregon PBS Specials

Camp White Story: Southern Oregon Goes to War

Special | 29m 22s

In the transformation of rural southern Oregon during WWII an area just outside of Medford, Oregon was chosen for training facilities. Combined with a work force and abundant building material, the Army Corp of engineers and local contractors transformed the property into a city of 35,000 called Camp White. The economy boomed and southern Oregon was changed overnight.

Aired: 01/22/03

Rating: NR

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