Quarterly Citrus Label Selection
Western Litho Co, 1933
courtesy of Pomona Public Library
Quarterly Citrus Packinghouse Selection
La Habra Packinghouse, 1912
courtesy of Citrus Roots
Quarterly Citrus Fruit Selection
Orange Marrs. Medium size fruit, juicy, and maturing in October. Originally found in Texas in 1927.
courtesy of Tom Spellman
Upcoming Events15 June 2013 - Citrus Label Society meeting, California Southern Law School, Riverside, CA. Feel right at home here with citrus labels on the walls and tables as well as Society members available to answer questions from 10am to 1pm. Also schedule extra time to visit the Ballet and Opera citrus label-formatted murals in Riverside.
Notes of Interest
If you didn't attend the January 2013 meeting at Sunkist headquarters, you missed a unbelievable presentation of citrus fruit varieties by Tom Spellman. This picture shows Tom at the tasting tables before a good turnout of members and guests devoured the fruit. Each plate contained a different variety.
Article about California Citrus Marketing
An in-depth article about marketing California produce with emphasis on citrus labels from Lobue Citrus of Lindsay appears in the September/October 2011 issue of California Country magazine. It may be viewed online by going to "The lure of the label"
Article about Citrus Labels in San Dimas, CA
An article in the San Dimas Historical Society newsletter starting on page 3 contains colorful labels. Go to "San Dimas Citrus History" by member Ralph Thomas.