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Arabian air prevails at Date Festival
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated February 28, 1961 partially reads, "Deluxe accommodations - Once a year the palm-festooned oasis community of Indio decks itself out like a scene from the Arabian Nights and stages the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival. Dates are one of the prime agricultural product of the Indio area, and this desert community takes this opportunity to let the world know about it." Photograph caption reads, "1961 Plymouth Fury 4-door sedan in front of the Hacienda Motel where Valley Times TODAY party stayed while attending Date Festival. Accommodations are deluxe and moderately priced.”
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Hacienda Motel (Indio, Calif.)
Riverside County Fair (Riverside County, Calif.)
National Date Festival
Dates (Fruit)--California--Indio
Plymouth automobile
Swimming pools--California--Indio
Indio (Calif.)
Riverside County (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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