This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939. Exterior of the Furnace Creek Inn in Death Valley National Park. Palm trees and patio chairs are in the balcony and the roof is Spanish tile. The lower portion of the inn is brick an includes a brick stairway to the balcony and a brick fountain is next to it. Automobile bumpers are visible at the edge of the picture. The inn opened in 1927.
Furnace Creek Inn (Death Valley, Calif. and Nev.) Hotels--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Automobiles--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Fountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Palms--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Balconies--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)