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California Flower Market collection

Identifier: 2019-07

Content Description

7 boxes of material documenting the California Flower Market in San Francisco, California from roughly 1910-1990. The collection includes business records, account books, stock certificates, and numerous photographs and photo albums documenting early Japanese American flower growers and their families in the Bay Area. There are also photographs of flowers and information on flower cultivation.

Acquisition Type



Gift of the California Flower Market, LLC. Deed of gift signed December 17, 2019.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Collection is unprocessed, and not yet open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was transferred to the California Historical Society (CHS). Permission for reproduction or publication of materials in this collection beyond that allowed by fair use must be secured from the copyright holder.


  • circa 1910-1990


7 Linear Feet


See Appendix A of SF Flower Market Deed of Gift etc_ for a partial inventory.