Lettuce Field, Salinas, California

This image shows an expansive field of lettuce located in the fertile Salinas River valley, where much of the U. S. domestic lettuce crop is grown.

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Of crisp head lettuce being readied to uphold Salinas legendary reputation as “The Salad Bowl of the Nation.”

Salinas is a city as well as a river and associated valley, and is the seat of government for Monterey County.

This postcard likely dates from the 1950s.

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