The Huntington Citrus Label Collection contains more than 1,500 lithographed labels related to the California citrus
industry in the United States from 1880 to 1960, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1890 to 1940. The collection
consists largely of lithographed
labels produced for Californian growers, packers, and distributors to identify brand names and packing locations on wooden
shipping crates of oranges,
lemons and grapefruits. The majority of labels were printed by Los Angeles and San Francisco lithographers.
approximately 1,520 items in 18 boxes
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