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Picking ranuculus, Flower Fields in Carlsbad

Identifier: SC003-P-025 to SC003-P-026; SC003-P-241

Scope and Contents

"Picking [ranuculus]. Flower fields in Carlsbad." [025: Woman wearing straw wide-brimmed hat, bule shirt, and jeans, and holding bundle of red and orange-yellow ranunculus. She stands in a field of orange-yellow ranunculus. Four laborers and overhead spray sprinklers in background. 026: Man wearing black hat, brown shirt, and white pants picking ranunculus in yellow and white filed of the flowers; 241: Agricultural workers harvest flowers, possibly ranunculus in the Carlsbad Flower Fields. Within view is the replica Danish windmill, a part of the former Pea Soup Andersen's restaurant.]


  • 1968-2001


Conditions Governing Access

The Dan Rios papers are currently undergoing processing and are open for research. The department has internal documentation over what is in individual envelopes and can search for people, places, and events from 1968 - 2001 in advance of any visits so that we can ensure we have materials on hand for researchers. Please contact Special Collections in advance to request access.

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From the Collection: 222.31 Linear Feet (186 containers totaling 195 boxes and drawers of various sizes, roughly sized like postcard boxes. Metal containers house 2 or 3 drawers each.)


From the Collection: English