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Title
Palm Canyon cactus, Palm Springs
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1937
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
View of a desert cactus and other desert plants in the Mt. San Jacinto region on the Palm Springs side. This particular type of cactus is very rarely found outside of this immediate vicinity. Founded in 1870 and incorporated in 1888, the City of San Jacinto is located at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains. Palm Springs, incorporated in 1938, is located approximately 110 miles east of Los Angeles, and lies at the foot of one of Southern California's most majestic mountain peak, Mount San Jacinto, with an elevation of 10,834 feet. April 28, 1937.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00068970
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 711 4x5
CARL0000072847
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2370
Subject
Desert plants--California--Palm Springs
Deserts--California--Palm Springs
Cactus--California--Palm Springs
Riverside County (Calif.)
Palm Springs (Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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