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Personal letter from Dinah Shore to Paul Ecke Jr. thanking him for holiday poinsettias. Dinah Shore was a singer and television personality, and host of the Dinah Shore Show.

Postcard of Eckespoint marketing material

Paul Ecke Sr. induction to Society of American Florists Floricultural Hall of Fame

Congressional Record Recognizing Contributions of Paul Ecke Jr. to Poinsettia Industry

Paul Ecke Jr. (front, center). The Japanese Poinsettia Association (JPA) was formed to get royalty income from Japan before a plant patent protection system was in place. Growers paid royalty to be able to grow Ecke poinsettia varieties, and got…

Paul Ecke Jr. (front, third from left), Dr. Harry Tayama, professor at Ohio State University, and Bob Maddux, friend and customer of the Paul Ecke Ranch.

Paul Ecke Jr. presenting the ranunculus photograph to Edwin Frazee and his wife.

Rollie Ayers (center, no jacket), Paul Ecke Jr. (right to Ayers), and Ed Harloff.

Paul Ecke Jr. (front, wearing sunglasses).
Paul Ecke Jr. and Thony Maurer (Magdalena Ecke's brother) at Barn 1, Paul Ecke Ranch in Encinitas. Boxes in the background are filled with bare root poinsettias to be sent by rail car across the country. The large scale on the right was used to weigh…
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