By Peter Gay
In The bare Heart, Peter homosexual explores the bourgeoisie's flip inward.
At the very time that industrialists, inventors, statesmen, and average scientists have been conquering new target worlds, homosexual writes, "the mystery lifetime of the self had grown right into a favourite and absolutely critical indoor sport."
Following the center class's preoccupation with inwardness via its various cultural expressions (such as fiction, artwork, background, and autobiography), homosexual turns additionally to the letters and confessional diaries of either imprecise and widespread women and men. those revealing records support to around out a gleaming portrait of an age.
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Butterfield joined the business shortly thereafter. The packinghouse was located in a former livery stable on the southeast corner of Euclid Avenue and Main Street, which later became the Hotpoint plant. Mitchell and Butterfield sold fruit grown by local ranchers for $2 a box and paid $30 a month in rent for the building. The packinghouse moved to East Main Street by 1904 and was in business until 1907. 45 The Claremont Fruit Exchange was one of the first successful fruit exchanges in Southern California and served as a model for future exchanges.
The company is noted for its long-held independence, as it was not affiliated with cooperatives such as Sunkist until recent years. The company moved to Northern California in 2001, but continues to sell premium-grown citrus to small international markets. H. Kruse Milling. 47 Besides the direct financial benefit of growing citrus, citrus fairs offered an opportunity to publicly boast of the region’s economic health and vitality, which in turn often attracted more settlers to the region. A prime example of an exhibit combining citrus with unique aspects of the Ontario community is this gravity mule car display from the 1893 Los Angeles and Chicago Citrus Fair.
The Ontario-Cucamonga Fruit Exchange, also known as the O-K Fruit Exchange, represented several local fruit associations, including the Ontario Fruit Exchange, the Upland Citrus Association, the Cucamonga Citrus Fruit and Growers Association, and the Citrus Fruit Association. The latter, based in Ontario, packed the Special Bear brand of fancy-grade oranges and lemons, as seen on the labels in this photograph. 46 The advent of citrus growers’ associations brought more and more opportunity. Packinghouses popped up throughout the area and employed men, women, and sometimes even children during harvest time.