3.1.6 Sunny Cove, Redland Foothill Groves, Redlands, California
This picture was created for a label that was pasted onto the wooden fruit crates that shipped out to market. These labels were meant to present an appealing image of the place where the oranges were grown. What natural features do you notice? Which of these natural features do you think might be native to the region (that is, were not introduced or planted by settlers)?
These fruit crate labels have become a popular form of art that are still sold today. They are often idealized representations of the fruit business and do not suggest the labor necessary to produce an abundant crop. An image like this one, with a grower’s residence in sight, also obscures the life of those who labored in, but did not own, the orange groves
Sunny Cove Brand
Packed By Redlands Foothill Groves
T.M. Reg. U.S. Pat. OFF.
Grown in U.S.A.
Mutual Orange Distributors.
T.M. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. And Foreign Countries.
Copyright 1931 By Redlands Foothill Groves