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California governor James Rolph receiving Costa Rican hardwood gifts from Lieutentant Lee Edgar Beakley, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Times
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UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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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.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
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Cigarette cases
Beakley, Lee Edgar, 1886-1945
Beakley, Helen Eads, 1897-1947
Bobertz, Charles E., 1869-1933
Ellerman, Gretchen W
Rolph, James, 1869-1934
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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