Wherever There’s a Fight:
A History of Civil Liberties in California
Exhibit Opening: Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Merced County Courthouse Museum will present the “Wherever There’s a Fight: A History of Civil Liberties in California” exhibit beginning Thursday, Apr. 25, at 5p.m. This traveling exhibition from Exhibit Envoy covers the period from the Gold Rush to the post-9/11 era and tells the hidden stories of unsung heroes throughout California who stood up for their rights in the face of social hostility, physical violence, and economic hardship. At the exhibit opening, a documentary entitled, “Merced Assembly Center Memorial: Injustice Immortalized,” will be shown at 6p.m. The exhibit will run through June 16.
Merced Assembly Center Memorial at the Merced County Fairgrounds, Dedicated February 2010
New U.S. Citizens Sworn In at Merced Naturalization Ceremony on June 14, 1962
United Farmworkers Union Strike at the Kovacevich Ranch, 1973 (Photo by Rick Tejada-Flores )
The Museum is located at 21st and N Streets and open Wednesday through Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more information please contact the museum office
Free admission and Disabled Accessible.