CHERISHING OUR VALLEY 2013
One month after the Empire of Japan attacked the United States in Pearl Harbor, A.A. Vinson, a produce broker in Burbank sent this interesting postcard to his clients. Barbara's Cafe at 145 Southj Glendale Boulevard received these wholesale prices as of January 7, 1942."Attention Manger: Buy with care and save 20%. We deliver at these prices:
Burbank Potatoes (likely by the bushel) $ 1.95
Russett Potatoes (likely by the bushel) $2.20
Onions - bag $ 1.55
Carrots - lug ¢.60
Cabbage - lug ¢.40
Oranges - case $ 1.00
Lemons per hundred ¢ .75
Banana - pound ¢ .07
Avocados large per dozen: ¢ .60
Limes per dozen ¢ .08
Yes we carry a complete line.............
Frozen peas ¢ 13 per pound.