Archive of eight original photographs of Sunkist Growers, Orland, California orange production and processing, circa 1930s

N.p. N.p., Circa 1930s. Archive of eight vintage photographs documenting the harvesting, processing, packaging, and shipping of Sunkist Growers, Orland, California oranges, circa 1930s. Mimeo snipes on the versos of each, seven with a PIX Incorporated and Westport library stamps on the versos, and one with an American Photo Service stamp on the verso.

One of the largest marketing cooperatives in the US, Sunkist Growers was formed in 1893, a time when citrus acreage had increased in California by more then ten fold, and today is one of California's largest land owners and the largest fresh produce shipper in the US, representing more than 6,000 members.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, one evenly toned, and seven with a spot of toning to the bottom center, with some light creasing at corners, one with chipping in the margins of three corners, and one with a cello tape repair on the recto to a rough tear to the lower left corner.


[Book #156261]