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Title
Mt. San Jacinto view, 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
A beautiful scene of the mountains over the San Jacinto mountain route, between Palm Springs and Riverside. Palm Springs is a famed desert resort city once known as the "Playground of the Stars" because major stars and celebrities owned houses here from the 1930's to the 1970's. The city 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
00068971
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 712 4x5
CARL0000072845
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2373
Subject
Deserts--California--Palm Springs
Mountains--California, Southern
Riverside County (Calif.)
Palm Springs (Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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