Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. James Rolph, center, in suit and tie, holding vase in left hand, extending right hand to receive cane from Lee Edgar Beakley, left, in white suit, with Mrs. Lee Edgar Beakley, holding purse and gloves, between them; Gretchen W. Ellerman, in dress and hat, holding cigarette box, purse, and gloves; C.E. Bobertz, in suit and cravat, at right, all standing in room with rug, paneled wall, and sconces A similar photograph appears with the article “More Gifts For Gov. Rolph, Latest Items of Costa Rican Origin,” Los Angeles Times, 15 Sept. 1932: A2, with caption: State Executive’s Collection Grows. Left to right--Lieut. Lee Edgar Beakley, Gov. Rolph and C.E. Robertz, Costa Rican Consul. Lieut. Beakley, U.S.A., retired, presents State chief with cane, vase and cigarette box made of Costa Rican hardwoods. Handwritten at edge of negative: LtoR, Lee Edgar Beakley & Mrs. -, Gov Rolph, Mrs. Gretchen W. Ellerman, C.B. Bobertz Text from nitrate negative sleeve: Beakley, Lee Edgar & Mrs.
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Vases Staffs (Sticks) Governors--American--California Hardwoods Cigarette cases Beakley, Lee Edgar, 1886-1945 Beakley, Helen Eads, 1897-1947 Bobertz, Charles E., 1869-1933 Ellerman, Gretchen W Rolph, James, 1869-1934