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MC00007.pdf
A letter from Carl Arvil Mead to his father, Oscar Winfield Mead, most likely written the winter of 1920 when Carl Mead and his family were in Miami, Florida. He was from Walton, Indiana and his father was from Pekin. In the letter, Carl Mead…

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A postcard depicting a grapefruit cluster in the Lower Rio Grande River Valley. This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in Sanford, Florida, for 30 years. In 1931, she took advantage of a special…

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The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as the opening of a new cash…

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The 1914 Salmagundi yearbook for Sanford High School. The yearbook was named for the Native American word meaning "a general mixture." Alice Coffee was the editor-in-chief of the Salmagundi for the 1913-1914 school year, which cost fifteen cents. It…

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A table representing the production numbers of orchard fruits and nuts in Seminole County, Florida during 1924. Statistics in the table identify various products produced in the county, the number of trees for all ages, the number of trees of…

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Inventory from one of the citrus groves owned by George W. Oden (1862-1939), a successful businessman and citrus grower in Apopka, Florida. Born in Sylacauga, Alabama, Oden moved to Apopka, Florida, by 1902. He owned four businesses and five parcels…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and Isleworth packinghouse superintendent Corbett Hutchinson. Topics discussed in the letter include ceasing to artificially color oranges and tangerines and the continuation of the…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include Sydney's report regarding his visit to Isleworth Grove, the insufficient coloring and…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the size, maturity, and quality of Isleworth grapefruit in comparison to grapefruit…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include Sydney's reading report of his visit to Isleworth Grove with Mr. Barger of the U.S.…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include Mr. Cartright's purchase of nursery trees from Isleworth Grove.Chase & Company was…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the condition of grapefruit trees at Isleworth Grove, upcoming shipments, and the…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include balance estimates of crops at Isleworth Grove, the negative impact of a gale and sand on…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the disharmony between A. Q. Lancaster and T. J. Eubank and the excessive amount of…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include operations on pineapple oranges at Isleworth Grove, fruit dealers' formation of a…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and Brockelman Brothers, Inc. Topics discussed in the letter include the Brockelman magazine Broadcaster issue about Isleworth Grove, additional mention of the Isleworth oranges and…

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An original memorandum written by representatives from Chase & Company. The memo highlights issues that the Florida Citrus Exchange experienced during the 1923-1924 season, including competition between the citrus industries in California and…

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An original letter of correspondence written by C. M. Tyler to employees at Chase & Company in Jacksonville, Florida. Tyler's letter provides information about the internal organization of the Florida Citrus Exchange, a state organization comprised…

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An original letter of correspondence written by Randall Chase to his father and Chase & Company business partner Sydney Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the marketing of the Sunniland brand, selling celery, and company…