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Beet Sugar: The Builder
Alternative Title
Beet Sugar: The Builder—Presented by California-Grown Sugar Group
California-Grown Sugar Group
Walker, Gene K., (Film producer)
Wynne, Dick
Moulin Studios
W.A. Palmer Films
Prosser, Richard
Spreckels Sugar Company
American Crystal Sugar Company
Holly Sugar Corporation
Contributing Institution
Coronado Historical Association
California Revealed from Coronado Historical Association
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This film reel content is a promotional film for the California Sugar Beet Growers, advocating for the use for beet sugar over cane sugar. The film features several California companies. One of the companies featured in the film was The Spreckels Sugar Company which began in 1896 by Claus Spreckels. The company grew to have four sugar factories across California, and control over most of the sugar coming out of Hawai'i, becoming an important economic force that thrived despite the Depression in the 1930s and disease affecting the sugar beet plants across the state. The prosperity of the sugar company contributed to the personal wealth of Claus Spreckels and his sons John D. Spreckels and Adolph Spreckels, who were influential in the infrastructure and transportation development of the cities of San Francisco, San Diego and Coronado, CA. Presented by: Spreckels Suger Co. American Crystal Sugar Co. Holly Sugar Corp. California Sugar Beet Growers
moving image
16mm film
Promotional films
Sponsored films
Industrial films
1 Reel of 1
TC 388.01
Beet sugar
Sugar beet industry
Sugar--Manufacture and refining
Sugar--Manufacture and refining--United States
Food manufacture
American Crystal Sugar Company
Spreckels Sugar Company
Coronado Historical Association
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