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They Called Him Gypsy Boots

The Proto-Hippie who lived in Tahquitz Canyon turned Palm Springs on to natural living.

Clayton Trutor Current PSL, History

Just outside Palm Springs, Gypsy Boots and his “tribe” led a hippie lifestyle in the caves of Tahquitz Canyon 20 years before its time.

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Explore Palm Springs: El Mirador Hotel Becomes an Army Hospital

The U.S. government invested money to convert the elegant El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs into an army hospital for wounded World War II soldiers.

Renee Brown Current Digital, History

The U.S. government invested money to convert the El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs into an army hospital for wounded World War II soldiers.

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Explore Palm Springs: Della Lindley

An abandoned Southern Pacific Railway boxcar became a temporary school for 17 students, who excelled thanks to the efforts of one special teacher.

Tracy Conrad Current Digital, History

An abandoned Southern Pacific Railway boxcar became a temporary school for 17 students, who excelled thanks to the efforts of Della Lindley.