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National Orange Show collection
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This collection contains documents, memorabilia, newspaper clippings and other material pertaining to the National Orange Show held annually in San Bernardino, CA. Includes newspaper clippings about the National Orange Show from the San Bernardino Sun and other local newspapers, photographs featuring event attendees and spaces from Lyman S. Rich, Jr. (the former assistant manager of the National Orange Show), and pinback buttons, prize ribbons, and other souvenirs distributed at the event.
The National Orange Show is an annual event held in San Bernardino, California to promote the citrus industry. From its development in 1889 to present day, it has a long and storied past that is integral to the history of San Bernardino and the greater Inland Empire. The first San Bernardino "Orange Show," a seven day event held in 1889, was well received by the community and deemed a financial success. In 1890, it was extended to eleven days and in 1911 it became the "National Orange Show" in 1911 held at Fourth and D streets in San Bernardino. A permanent location for the event was selected in 1923 and construction on the exhibit hall began the following year. Held annually for more than a century, the National Orange Show continues to be held each year.
10.5 Linear Feet (12 boxes)
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
This collection is open for research.