An Ordinary Man among Titans: The Life of Walter P. Spreckels (1888-1976)

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Walter P. Spreckels passport photo, 1919

Walter P. Spreckels passport photo, 1919

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Peter Spreckels and family in Egypt, 1896

Peter Spreckels and family in Egypt, 1896

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Federal Sugar Refining Co., Yonkers, early 1920s

Federal Sugar Refining Co., Yonkers, early 1920s

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Walter and Gertrude Spreckels' apartment building at 276 Hawthorne Avenue, Yonkers, during the early years of their marriage

Walter and Gertrude Spreckels' apartment building at 276 Hawthorne Avenue, Yonkers, during the early years of their marriage

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Walter and Gertrude Spreckels' house at 19 Cedar Place, Yonkers

Walter and Gertrude Spreckels' house at 19 Cedar Place, Yonkers

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Photograph of Walter P. Spreckels published shortly after he was accused in 1931 of participating in a scheme to violate Prohibition laws

Photograph of Walter P. Spreckels published shortly after he was accused in 1931 of participating in a scheme to violate Prohibition laws

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Walter P. Spreckels announces the results of a unionization ballot at Gilmore Stadium, Hollywood, 1939

Walter P. Spreckels announces the results of a unionization ballot at Gilmore Stadium, Hollywood, 1939

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Caricatures of Federal Sugar employees, 1922

Caricatures of Federal Sugar employees, 1922

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German children and their Quaker food rations, 1920

German children and their Quaker food rations, 1920

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Graves of Walter P. Spreckels, his son, and his wife

Graves of Walter P. Spreckels, his son, and his wife

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Federal Sugar Refining Company building, seen from Hawthorne Avenue, Yonkers, 2013

Federal Sugar Refining Company building, seen from Hawthorne Avenue, Yonkers, 2013

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