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[Home movie: 010112_001: 1950s Road Trip Las Vegas and Desert Southwest.] Courtesy of Prelinger Archives via Internet Archive.

“CALIFORNIA 1960’s California- Palm Springs and Indio, Found Footage Ep VIII.” Courtesy of Vintage on Vintage via YouTube.

“Seeing Southern California,” by Cloyd E. Louis, 1934-1935. Courtesy of Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room via Internet Archive.

“Pioneer Town (sic) and Caliente,” after 1946. Features images of Pioneertown, CA, including The Golden Stallion Restaurant, Red Dog Saloon, and the Post Office, as well as the surrounding landscape. Courtesy of Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room via Internet Archive.

“Desert Palms, Arrowhead Lake, Calico Ghost Town, Calico Mountains, 1955.” Courtesy of Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room via Internet Archive.

“Southern California footage, vol. 3,” 1955. Includes footage of a mobile home parks in Palm Springs (Rancho Trailer Park or Sahara Mobile Home Park which opened in 1955?), an unidentified resort in the area, and Mojave Desert. Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room via Internet Archive.

“Southern California footage, vol. 6,” ca. 1950s. Includes footage of The Plaza shopping center and Palm Canyon Drive shops. Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room via Internet Archive.

[Home Movies: Ransohoff Collection: Arrowhead, La Quinta, Feather River], by 1927-1928. Courtesy of Prelinger Archives via Internet Archive. Features very early images of La Quinta Resort.

“Desert Kennel Club in Palm Springs, CA, puts on annual dog show.” Paramount Newsreel from 01/11/1935. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“1956 press junket and benefit preview for film That Certain Feeling in Palm Springs, CA.” Newsreel from 05/26/1956. Silent. Footage includes PSP Airport, The Plaza Theatre, actors Alan Ladd, Sue Carol, Groucho Marx, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Bob Hope, Linda Hope and their son Tony Hope, and aviator Jacqueline Cochran. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Riders tossed off bucking broncos and bulls in rodeo; narration.” Paramount Newsreel from 1956. Footage of the annual Mounted Police Rodeo. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Meglin Kiddies model fashions at the El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs.” Paramount Newsreel from 1933. “Meglin” refers to the Meglin Studios, established by Ethel Meglin (a talent agent and trainer for toddlers) in Palm Springs in 1935. The local agent was Madame LaVergne. While the studio was located on Indian Canyon across from what was known at the time as the Agua Caliente Baths, this footage takes place at the El Mirador Hotel. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Governor James Rolph attends horned toad desert derby in Palm Springs, CA.” Pathé Newsreel from 04/01/1932. Footage takes place in Indian Canyon. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Diving stars meet at El Mirador.” Paramount Newsreel from 1934. Footage of the historic El Mirador Hotel’s (now Desert Regional Medical Center) 7th Annual Desert Swimming Meet. Includes footage of Carl Brisson and Dutch Smith diving. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“High Diver Ray Woods at the El Mirador Hotel pool in Palm Springs.” Paramount Newsreel from 1935. Footage of the historic El Mirador Hotel. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Johnny Weissmuller and Stubby Krueger entertain spectators around pool during diving exhibition.” Newsreel from 11/17/1932. Footage of the historic El Mirador Hotel. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Palm Desert diving.” Paramount Newsreel from 11/01/1952. Footage was shot at the Shadow Mountain Resort in Palm Desert. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Army Air Corps Squadron flies over San Gorgonio Pass near Banning, CA, and discovers prehistoric art on ground below.” Pathé Newsreel from 12/01/1932. Silent. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Special high-speed cameras record test of rocket sled at USAF Flight Test Center in Mojave Desert in California.” Paramount Newsreel from 07/01/1953. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Gold Rush and panning in the Kramer Mining District in the Mojave desert in 1926.” Newsreel from 04/01/1926. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“Coachella Tunnel nears completion.” Pathé Newsreel from 1935. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.
“390 mile aqueduct is near completion with the removal of the final barrier in Coachella Tunnel.” Paramount Newsreel from 1936. Courtesy of Sherman Grinberg Film Library.

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