Summer Rerun: “Melons On Ice”

wiley-grocery_1890s_haskins-coll_utaIce-cold watermelon beckons….

by Paula Bosse

It’s hot. An ice-cold slice of watermelon sounds great. The above photo is one of my all-time favorites, from the 2016 Flashback Dallas post “‘Melons On Ice’ — 1890s.” Enjoy the flashback Flashback!

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Sources & Notes

This photo is from the Squire Haskins Photography, Inc. Collection, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries, here.

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