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Pages of History: 80,000 daffodils each day

From the pages of the Del Norte Triplicate, January 1939-1969.

The flower growers in Brookings are working at full speed (’39) and are shipping around 80,000 daffodils a day, almost all of which are shipped to the Portland market.

Piggly Wiggly grocery sales, ’39
Farina, the heart of the wheat, 16 pounds for $1, mutton legs 17 cents a pound, Spanish onions 10-pound bag for 25 cents, Dentyne gum three packs for 10 cents.

Christmas tree farm for Scouts, ’49


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