Fruit Auction

Street Address: 
27th St and Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL

Title: Buyers inspecting quality of fruit at fruit auction, 27th & Ashland, Chicago
Creator: Lee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created: 1948-05

Photograph of men examining the contents of a row of open crates of oranges in a warehouse. More photographs of the fruit market can be seen here.

These images are part of the Newberry digital collection Daily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.The CB&Q archives at the Newberry (ca. 5,000 cubic feet) mainly document the nineteenth century operations of the Burlington and its component roads.

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