The Eloise Perkins Collection holds approximately 2,000 photos, with 200 currently digitized. Perkins (1921-1989) was a staff
writer for the Times-Advocate from 1949 until 1981. She wrote local interest stories centering on Escondido, CA and the surrounding
environs. The photos in this collection reflect her research into local historical places and people, nearby historical or
environmental regions, and important events and places.