Table of contents for Palm Springs legends : creation of a desert oasis / by Greg Niemann.

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Chapter One The Land of the Cahuilla
-- ¿In The Shadow of the Sacred Mountain¿ (Mt. San Jacinto)
 -- ¿An Oasis in the Desert¿ (The Palm Springs Setting and Early Explorations)
-- ¿The Cahuilla of Agua Caliente¿ (Man in Palm Springs) 
-- ¿Legendary Indian Leaders¿ (Tribal Chiefs and Shamans)
 	-- Chief Juan Antonio
		-- Chief Cabezon
		-- Medicine Man Pedro Chino
		-- Alejo Patencio
		-- Francisco Patencio
		-- Fig Tree John
-- ¿A Woman Possessed¿ (Helen Hunt Jackson and Ramona) 
-- ¿Pursuit of a Renegade Indian¿ (The Legend of Willie Boy)
Chapter TWO A Settlement Is Born (Late 1800s) 
 
-- ¿Palm Springs Discovered¿ (Stagecoaches and Railroads)
-- ¿The Settlement Begins¿ (Judge John G. McCallum)
-- ¿Scotsman Opens First Hotel¿ (Dr. Welwood Murray)
-- ¿Lifeblood of the Valley¿ (Water to the Desert)
 -- ¿The Little Train That Couldn¿t¿ (Palmdale/Smoke Tree) 
-- ¿After the Drought¿ (Rebuilding a Dream)
Chapter THREE Women Revive a Village (1905-1920)
-- ¿The Desert Inn¿ (Nellie Coffman)
-- ¿Reclaiming a Heritage¿ (Pearl McCallum McManus/Tennis Club) 
 -- ¿Women of the Desert¿ (Early Women Settlers)
		-- Emily Freeman McMallum
		-- Elizabeth Erskine Murray
		-- Ramona Lubo
		-- Dolores Patencio
		-- Clara D. True
		-- Lavinia Fryatt Crocker	
-- ¿Sisters of Adventure¿ (Dr. Florilla, Cornelia and Isabel White) 
-- ¿Great Grandmother Pilot¿ (Zaddie Bunker)
-- ¿Making a Difference¿ (Women Pioneers)
		-- Dr. June Robertson McCarroll
		-- Frances Stevens
		-- Katherine Finchy
		-- Harriet Cody
Chapter FOUR Establishing a Community (1910-1930s)
-- ¿Early Settlers Helped Build Town¿ (They Came To Stay) 
		-- David Manley Blanchard
		-- Dr. Harry Lee Coffman
		-- George Ball Roberson Jr.
		-- Owen Earl Coffman
		-- Carl Gustav Lykken
		-- Otto R. Adler
		-- Raymond Cree
		-- Dr. Jacob John Kocher
-- ¿A Pioneer Family Legacy¿ (The Endurable McKinney Family) 
-- ¿They Spread the Word¿ (Writers and Artists)
		-- John Muir
		-- George Wharton James
		-- Carl Eytel
		-- J. Smeaton Chase
		-- Edmund C. Jaeger
		-- Jimmy Swinnerton
		-- W.W. Lockwood
		-- Stephen H. Willard
		-- Fred Payne Clatworthy
		-- Gordon Coutts
 -- John W. Hilton
		-- Edward S. Curtis
-- ¿The Desert¿s Premier Golf Course¿ (Tom O¿Donnell¿Oilman Golfer)
-- ¿El Mirador Draws the Celebrities¿ (P.T. Stevens/Warren Pinney)
 -- ¿A Legacy of Commitment¿ (Alvah Hicks¿Master Builder)
 -- ¿Racquet Club Becomes Hollywood Haven¿ (Charlie Farrell/Ralph Bellamy)
 -- ¿Theaters Come to Town¿ (Earle C. Strebe)
Chapter FIVE Desert Resort Comes of Age (1940s-1950s)
 -- ¿Palm Springs Becomes a City¿ (Organized in 1938)
-- ¿Prominent Palm Springs Women¿ (Leaders in Years of Growth)
		-- Ruth Hardy
		-- Melba Berry Bennett
		-- Patricia Moorten
		-- Elizabeth Coffman Kieley
		-- Katherine Siva Sauvel 
-- ¿Frank Bogert, Cowboy/Mayor¿ (The Cowboy Behind the City)
-- ¿Celebrities Create Desert Homes¿ (The Movie Colony/Old Las Palmas)
-- ¿Big Names Bring World Attention¿ (Hope/Sinatra/Shore)
		-- Bob Hope
		-- Frank Sinatra
		-- Dinah Shore 
-- ¿The Palm Springs ¿Studio¿¿ (Movies Made in the Desert)
-- ¿Design¿Palm Springs Style¿ (Mid-century Modern Architecture)
		-- Albert Frey
		-- John Porter Clark
		-- William F. Cody
		-- John Lautner
		-- Richard Neutra
		-- Donald Wexler
		-- Williams, Williams & Williams
		-- E. Stewart Williams
		-- George and Bob Alexander	
-- ¿The Real Cable Car to the Stars¿ (Palm Springs Aerial Tramway) 
-- ¿First Black Resident Helps Indians¿ (Lawrence Crossley) 
Chapter SIX Palm Springs¿A Late Century Revival
-- ¿Cities of the Coachella Valley¿ (Neighbors of Palm Springs) 
-- ¿The Beat Goes On¿ (Sonny Bono and Palm Canyon Drive)
-- ¿Showcasing Movies¿ (Palm Springs International Film Festival) 
 -- ¿As Young As You Feel¿ (The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies)
 -- ¿Reliving The Big One¿WW II¿ (Palm Springs Air Museum) 
 -- ¿An Army of Giants¿ (The Palm Springs Windmills) 
-- ¿Indian Casinos Big Desert Draw¿ (Agua Caliente Band Sets Pace)
-- ¿The Naked Bridge¿ (Upbeat Town Welcomes Diversity) 
		-- Palm Springs Nudists
		-- A Gay Lifestyle
		-- Snowbirds Come to Town 
Chapter SEVEN A Sense of History
 -- ¿Preserving the Past¿ (Palm Springs Desert Museum/Indian Museums)
 -- ¿Still Going After All Those Years¿ (Legendary Places in Palm Springs) 
		-- Angel View
		-- Builders Supply
		-- Caliente Tropics Motor Lodge
		-- Casa Cody
		-- Del Marcos Hotel
		-- Ingleside Inn
		-- Le Parker Meridien
		-- Le Vallauris
		-- Moorten Desert Garden
		-- Oasis Hotel
		-- O¿Donnell Golf Club
		-- Palm Springs Resort Spa
		-- Plaza Theatre
		-- Racquet Club
		-- Riviera Hotel
		-- Smoke Tree Ranch
		-- Palm Springs Tennis Club
		-- The Desert Sun
		-- The Willows
		-- Historic Inns
 -- ¿Do You Remember?¿ (Gone But Not Forgotten) 
		-- The Desert Inn
		-- El Mirador
		-- Hotel Del Tahquitz
		-- Howard Manor
		-- Palm Springs Biltmore Hotel
		-- The Doll House
		-- Deep Well Guest Ranch
		-- Dunes Club
		-- Chi Chi 
 -- ¿The Legacy of The Indian Canyons¿ (Cahuilla Through the Years)
Bibliography 
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Palm Springs (Calif.) -- History.
Palm Springs (Calif.) -- Biography.
Palm Springs (Calif.) -- Social life and customs.