Florida Citrus Labels

by David Payne
(Goldenrod, the cultural hub of the Occident)

I remember citrus crates. This collection of pictures is priceless.

My mother knew citrus man Syd Herlong as a member of Congress. I grew up surrounded by citrus groves, some of them probably 50 years old. We had 25 in our yard, including a magnificent pink grapefruit tree and a navel whose oranges were big and sweet.

Nothing hits me quite like the fragrance of citrus blossoms in the spring.

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