Any donation, large or small, will help us reach our goal. Contributions may be made payable to the Dust Bowl Historical Foundation, Inc., and mailed in care of: The Housing Authority of the County of Kern, 601 24th Street Bakersfield, California 93301.

Donate by purchasing Memorial Bricks:

Memorial Bricks are intended to memorialize the men, women and families who migrated to California during the Dust Bowl era. The bricks will be set around a newly installed flag pole at the Sunset Camp.

Brick Choices: Granite bricks are available in two sizes. The 4”x 8” bricks are available for $100 each and may be inscribed with up to three lines of text (15 characters and spaces per line maximum). The 16” x 16” bricks are available for $400 each and may contain up to 5 lines of text (20 characters maximum). Upon approval, logos may be added to the larger bricks ($75 additional charge).

If you would like to purchase a memorial brick please fill out the below application and mail it with your payment to the address listed on the application.

Donate by purchasing an item from the Dust Bowl Historical Foundation’s Wish List:

The Foundation is in need of the following items to display and/or store historic artifacts at the Sunset Camp:

  • Seatrain (shipping container for storage)
  • Glass display case (as found in jewelry stores or museums)
  • Lawyer’s bookcase (with glass doors)