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Carnations and the Floriculture Industry is a digital collection of 225 items comprised of 519 images and pages (dated 1950s-1970s) selected from the archival collection of the Records of the Colorado Flower Growers Association.

Current selections focus on scrapbooks and clippings, photographic material, and newsletters and press releases encompassing an array of topics such as advertising and publicity of Colorado carnations, the creation of a trademark, carnation cultivation, carnation care, carnation tinting and arrangement, activities pertaining to the Colorado Flower Growers Association, and relationships of the association with other organizations, companies, and individuals.

The archival collection is part of the Agricultural and Natural Resources Archive and is physically located in the Archives and Special Collections Department at the Colorado State University Libraries.