To Palm Springs

in Los Angeles in the 1930s

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780520268838
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520948860 | DOI:
To Palm Springs

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This chapter describes a tour to Palm Springs which takes the following route: Los Angeles–Monterey Park–Pomona–Ontario–Colton–Redlands–Beaumont–Banning–Palm Springs–Cathedral City–Indio; 128.4 m.; N. Main St., Aliso St., Ramona Blvd., US 99, State 111. This route runs through the citrus groves of the coastal valley, the wind-swept heights of a mountain pass, and the hot, sandy soil of a below-sea-level basin.

Keywords: Los Angeles; Monterey Park; Pomona; Ontario; Colton; Redlands; Beaumont; Banning; Palm Springs; Cathedral City

Chapter.  8672 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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