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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Marcus Pete Collection
    Dates: 1918-1946
    Accession number: 1900.017
    Creator: Pete, Marcus
    Collection Size: .5 linear feet
    Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92262
    Abstract: Records belonging to Marcus Pete, collected between the years 1918-1946. Collection includes ephemera pertaining to The Indian Store, a general store on Section 14 of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation owned and operated by Marcus Pete. Notable subjects recorded include Pete's 1930s trip to Washington D.C. in support of land allotments, notes on tribal births and deaths between 1909 and the 1930s, and news items discussing World War II and Iwo Jima (Japan).
    Physical location: Stored off site. Advance notice required for access.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Ownership of the physical collection belongs to the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum does not hold the copyright. For research purposes only. All copies and reproductions by permission of copyright holder[s].

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Marcus Pete Collection, 1900.017, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

    Acquisition Information

    Found in Collections.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Marcus Pete was owner and operator of The Indian Store, a general store on Section 14 of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Records collected by Marcus Pete between the years 1918-1946. Collection includes ephemera pertaining to The Indian Store, a general store on Section 14 of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation owned and operated by Marcus Pete. Notable subjects recorded include Pete's 1930s trip to Washington D.C. in support of land allotments, notes on tribal births and deaths between 1909 and the 1930s, and news items discussing World War II and Iwo Jima (Japan).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
    Pete, Marcus
    Pete, Elizabeth
    Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce
    Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians
    Palm Springs
    Kitchen, Cathy
    Patencio, Martia
    Agua Caliente Indian Reservation
    Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
    Williams, Clay
    Sloan, Thomas
    Castillo, Adam
    Manuel, Pico
    Jackson, Helen Hunt
    Browne, Mildred
    McGroarty, John Steve
    Berlin, Irving
    Washington, George
    Forrestal, James
    Section 14
    Indian Store
    Allotments
    Flower Decoration Day
    Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce
    Banning
    Les Cline's
    Tribal Cemetery
    Arrows Shirts
    Births
    Deaths
    Iwo Jima
    World War II
    Tribal Quarry
    Allbright's Automotive
    Redlands Community Hospital
    Walter Reed General Hospital
    Seven Palms
    Singer Sewing Machine Company
    San Bernardino Valley Bank
    Tien Sang Importers
    Chinese Store
    J. Stevens Arms Company
    Edgeworth Smoking Tobacco