National Geographic : 1949 May
(0 National Geographic Society + Fragrant Lemons Are a Huge Source of Citric Acid They are also used in candies, beverages, in cooking, and as an antiscorbutic. California yields nearly all our supply-amounting to from 12 to 14 million boxes a year. Crusaders took lemons to Europe, after finding them in Palestine. n ouirnrornes oy ii llara It. uUlver + Eve Wore a Fig Leaf; Moderns Prefer the Fruit Itself About 15,000 carloads of dried fruit, or say 600,000 tons, are packed in California yearly. This Fresno woman fits each fig in the wooden mold before wrap ping. All figs dried in U. S. A. are from this sun drenched State.