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Title
Richmond Brand, Santa Clara Prunes, Richmond-Chase Company, San Jose, California
Date Created and/or Issued
1920-1940
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
The three major fruits grown in the Santa Clara Valley - prunes, apricots, and peaches - are featured on this crate label for the Richmond-Chase Company in San Jose, California. Founded in 1919, by Elmer E. Chase and Edmund N. Richmond the Richmond-Chase Company operated as an independent cannery until 1958. The Richmond-Chase Company operated a 27-acre plant in San Jose and 21-acre plant in Stockton. Hundreds were employed at the peak of each season. In 1958 Richmond-Chase became a division of the California Canners and Growers, which closed in 1982.
Identifier
A75A03F4-F097-4FAE-AA96-450476340801
1977-804-3
Subject
Muirson Label Company
Richmond-Chase Company
Fruit crate labels
Fruit industry
Prunes
Peaches
Apricots

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