By David Wallace
This present day, Palm Springs' gay-owned companies are flourishing, or even the Palm Springs artwork Museum cashes in by way of internet hosting homosexual fundraising occasions. rather a metamorphosis from the Sixties, while an area pastor was once run out of city while it used to be stumbled on that he used to be homosexual. yet something continues to be lacking from Palm Springs—a historical past of the city's transformation from a wintry weather kinfolk lodge city right into a year-round, world-famous homosexual vacation spot.
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Extra resources for A City Comes Out: The Gay and Lesbian History of Palm Springs
Kellogg supposedly had, at least in later life, up to 200 of the dogs, which were descended from wolfhounds she had bought in Russia before World War I; according 48 A City Comes Out to a contemporary report, she kept 30 at her Palm Springs home and another 170 at her 3,000-acre stock ranch near Arlemont, Nevada. ” It also has been speculated that, after World War I and the Russian Revolution, the breed was in danger of extinction had Kellogg (accompanied by Harriet Cody) not traveled to Europe, where she gave a breeder in Belgium one of the descendants of the original pack.
It also has been speculated that, after World War I and the Russian Revolution, the breed was in danger of extinction had Kellogg (accompanied by Harriet Cody) not traveled to Europe, where she gave a breeder in Belgium one of the descendants of the original pack. Kellogg clearly was stronger, was more fearless, and possessed far more energy than people suspected. More important was her belief that a woman could do anything a man could, and she proved it over and over again. She, again unlike most women of her time, had a genius for mechanics, and on one telling occasion, she stunned a local auto mechanic by using a hairpin to repair her rare, worth-its-weight-in-gold, Hispano-Suiza automobile that had developed engine trouble.
Directly to the rather amazing fact that Palm Springs—the Palm Springs that grew into a thriving desert community and world-famous resort—got its start (actually a restart after a decade-long drought nearly killed off the original agricultural community that was laid out after the first non-Indian families settled there around the turn of the twentieth century) largely because of the work of a number of dedicated women, some of whom almost certainly were lesbian. At least one of these pioneering women was the community’s first doctor and, if circumstantial evidence is to be believed, was one of the earliest lesbian residents: Florilla White.