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Citrus and horticulture collection
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Series 1. Citrus industry 1886-1949, undated

Series Scope and Contents

This series contains photographs, publications, and other material regarding the citrus industry in California, Florida, and Louisiana. Images depict many aspects of the citrus industry, including packing houses, workers, orchards, equipment, industry meetings, and events.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 1

Photographs and press clippings of citrus exhibits. Includes an image of the 1886 Anaheim exhibit at the Southern California Citrus Fair 1886

Box 1, Folder 2

Color negative of a Riverside orange packing label undated

Box 1, Folder 3

Photographs and descriptions of orchard equipment from the book The Citrus Industry Volume 3 1929, undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Publications about citrus products including essential oils and fruit juice 1914-1916, undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Photographs of citrus orchards and citrus trees 1930, 1946-1949, undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Photographs of citrus fruit 1934, undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Photographs of orchard equipment 1929, undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Photographs of citrus packing houses, packing house workers, and equipment. Includes images from the Placentia packinghouse in 1910 and Fullerton orange packers in 1895 1895-1946, undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Manuscripts, photographs, and other material from a business trip to Florida by J.A. Prizer of Fullerton, California, director of the exchange orange products company 1949

Box 1, Folder 10

Press clippings and other materials from the Citrus Protective League of California 1911-1931

Box 2, Folder 1

Publications about the California citrus industry 1900-1913

Box 2, Folder 2

Publications about the California citrus industry 1913-1936, undated

Box 2, Folder 3

Publications from the citrus industry in Florida and Louisiana 1914-1915, undated

Box 3

Scrapbook containing press clippings regarding the Southern California citrus industry and related agriculture 1908-1913

 

Series 2. Non-citrus crops undated

Series Scope and Contents

This series contains black and white photographs of avocados and avocado trees, pecans and pecan trees, peaches, and apples. Select photographs are of scientific observations showing the cross sections of fruit samples.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 2, Folder 4

Photographs of avocados and avocado trees undated

Box 2, Folder 5

Photographs of fruit including apples, peaches and grapes undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Photographs of pecans and pecan trees undated

 

Series 3. Trees and flowers undated

Series Scope and Contents

This series contains black and white photographs of trees and flowers. Images depict shade trees and palm trees from Riverside, California, flower displays, flower shows, and single stems. Select photographs regarding scientific observations that feature handwritten notes about the type, size, and proper name of flowers are also included.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 2, Folder 7

Photographs of trees and tree bark undated

Box 2, Folder 8

Photographs of flowers and flower displays undated