From the Archives     –      Desert Club, circa 1938.

From the Archives – The “Standard Oil” equivalent for motor cars and trucks in the La Quinta area, circa 1935.

From the Archives   –   Early aviation scene in the La Quinta area with Martinez mountain in the background, circa 1925.

From the Archives – Dorothea Lange photographic print of entering Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp for migratory laborers, circa 1939.

From the Archives –  George Wharton James at his desk with a small bird “Scraggles” perched on his finger, circa 1890-1905.

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