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California Valencia Orange Show Entrance , Anaheim [graphic]
Alternative Title
Digital Anaheim
Nicolson, photographer, Anaheim
Nicolson, photographer, Anaheim
Date Created and/or Issued
1926 (issued)
Contributing Institution
Anaheim Public Library
Anaheim Public Library photograph collection on Anaheim local history
Rights Information
Property rights reside with the Anaheim Public Library. Literary rights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce, please contact the Local History Curator.
Accession number: P6716
See also accession number P2325.
Printed text on reverse (address side) of postcard reads "PUB. BY B.R. MONTGOMERY, RIVERSIDE, CALIF." and in small cartouche, "Mfo by TB / CAMBRIDGE, MASS." and descriptive text, "ANAHEIM, ORANGE COUNTY / HOME OF THE / CALIFORNIA VALENCIA ORANGE SHOW / Sat. May 14th [sic; May 15th, 1926 was a Saturday] to Sunday, May 23rd, inclusive // Location -- Twenty-five miles southeast of Los / Angeles in the center of The Valencia Orange / District. / Value of citrus fruit, 1925, $3,000.000 / Area -- Four Square Miles / Population -- 12,500 / Assessed Valuation -- $10,500.000 / Railroads -- Santa Fe, Southern Pacific, Union Pacific / Banks -- Five / Deposits -- $6,500.000 / Schools -- Nine / Churches -- 15 / Industries -- 24 / Packing Houses -- Nine / Miles of Paved Street -- 14 / Automobiles -- 3,000."
California Valencia Orange Show, held in area that later became La Palma Park, Anaheim; first show was in 1921, with continuing exhibitions until ca. 1931; image shows entrance to exhibition tent visible in background; large arched entrance with signage above that reads "CALIFORNIA VALENCIA / ORANGE SHOW", a large column at left of entrance is topped with an over-sized orange and antenae, and taller tower on right; main entrance flanked with two smaller archways, with several men standing in front and a motorcyle parked at far left; oval insert of tower of oranges at left, large insert of orange floating at right, with banner of "VALENCIA ORANGE SHOW" between them; text across top of postcard reads "OANGE SHOW, ANAHEIM, CALIFONIA, 1926 -- MAY 14TH TO 23RD, INCLUSIVE." and across bottom, "CALIFORNIA VALENCIA ORANGE SHOW."
1 Photographic print, postcard : color ; 3 1/2 x 5 in.
Photographic print
California Valencia Orange Show 1921-1931)--California--Anaheim
Agricultural exhibitions--California
Citrus fruit industry--California
Anaheim (Calif.)--Photographs
California Valencia Orange Show 1921-1931)
Agricultural exhibitions
Citrus fruit industry
Anaheim (Calif.)

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