Whittier Citrus 
and the beginings of 
citrus in the family

 

Harmon and Louisa moved and finally rooted in southern California. Great-Great Grandfather Reed planted lemon orchards in Whittier and thus began the "citrus roots" of the family tradition.

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Special thanks to Whittier Public Library for use of images from their Historical Photograph Collection.

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—Anonymous

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My First Orange Crop, circa 1931

Everybody wanted to be a part of this growing industry.