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Antique Vintage Ramona Memories Crate Label, Los Angeles, Ca, 1930s American Icon

Antique Vintage Ramona Memories Crate Label, Los Angeles, Ca, 1930s American Icon

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This Antique Vintage Ramona Memories Crate Label is a beautiful piece of American memorabilia that serves as a wonderful reminder of our country's unique past. From the 1930's, when Los Angeles, CA was still transitioning from small town to industrial powerhouse, this crate label is an iconic symbol of the era. This Ramona Memories Crate Label is sure to be a treasured part of any collection. Stop dreaming about collecting Americana and start living it with this one-of-a-kind find. Add some nostalgia to your home or office today and take a step back in time!

12 1/4" x 9" ~ These have some very slight edge wear never would notice on display but please see pictures and judge for yourself. 

San Fernando Valley Lemon Association was an American Icon. This gorgeous collectible memorabilia is based on the famous book Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson published in 1884. This association was pretty innovative and survived through some tough times. It's ironic that the innovation of the Los Angeles aqueduct completed in 1913 was actually their start and finish. As it allowed agriculture in the area, but this soon dwindled away as more and more people flocked to the Valley. They did some really neat things like in 1936 they painted everything in their new building all bright colors like orange and violet including all the machines and conveyor belts etc. I can think of an Internet company that would be proud of this. The employees said it improved morale and helped keep them awake.

While other companies were going out of business left and right in the 1940s and 1950s, they stayed profitable by doing some ingenious moves like contracting with Hollywood to film movies at their properties which brought 1000's of eager applicants looking to pick fruit and pack it for cheap wages just in the hopes they would get discovered by Hollywood. Somewhere in the early 1960s they couldn't hold off the expansion of man and were forced to close their orange and violet painted doors forever. One of the best sites I found for more history was this one which tells more about this Extinct American Icon

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