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The Nelson Brothers packinghouse in Downtown Oviedo, Florida, in the early 20th century. The company was originally founded by Steen Nelson and Gus Nelson and called Nelson Brothers. The company changed its name to Nelson and Company after it became…

Episode 38 of A History of Central Florida Podcast: Citrus Industry. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or…

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The A. Duda and Son's packing house in Slavia, Florida, around 1945. This photograph features of number African-American workers packing the celery crop for shipping and distribution. Andrew Duda, Sr. immigrated from Slovakia to Cleveland, Ohio, in…

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The Nelson and Company Packing Plant, as well as the Wheeler Fetilizer Company Plant. The company was originally founded by Steen Nelson and Gus Nelson and called Nelson Brothers. The company changed its name to Nelson and Company after it became a…

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A Chase & Company packing house in Sanford, Florida, 1891. One of the first vendors to lease a stall at the first Sanford State Farmers' Market, Chase & Company was established in 1884 by brothers Sydney Octavius Chase and Joshua Coffin…

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A pamphlet produced by the Seminole Agricultural Club and the Oviedo Agricultural Club about the Better Farming Show, which was planned to "promote greater agricultural efficiency in Seminole County." The pamphlet outlines the challenges facing…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and sales agent W. E. Edwards. Topics discussed in the letter include Isleworth packinghouse superintendent Corbett Hutchinson's upcoming business trip to New York City, New York, and…