Palm Springs Legends: Creation of a Desert Oasis
Palm Springs, long a desert hideaway for celebrities, has a history as unique and varied as its residents. From the original Cahuilla inhabitants of the area, to the settlers who were drawn to the therapeutic waters of the original hot springs, you will get to know the people and stories that made Palm Springs famous.
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This book leaves out some important information and has some incorrect information. For example, Judge McCallum and Emily Freeman McCallum's daughter, May McCallum Forline, had three children, Jack, Catherine and Jane. Marjorie was actually Pearl's daughter, out-of-wedlock, with her sister, May's husband, Hamilton Forline, who was also the father of the three children with his wife.
History of Palm Springs
Cities Communities of Coachella Valley inside front cover
and Early Explorations
A Settlement Is Born Late 1800s
Women Revive a Village 19051920
Establishing a Community 19101930s
Desert Resort Comes of Age 1940s1950s