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  • Collection: Business records

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Photographed at the Encinitas Train Station, in downtown Encinitas. The station was subsequently moved to Leucadia. Second from left: Charlie McCarver. Behind Charlie: Ernie Ruth.

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Employees cutting field-cut poinsettias

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Lower right: Paul Ecke Sr.. The truck would head to the Encinitas Train Station to ship boxes of bare root poinsettias. Customers would plant them and they would grow into large plants. Cut poinsettias would then be harvested from them.

ecke_slides.pdf
Visual index of 35mm slides in the Ecke collection. Slides cover a variety of subjects, dates, locations and people. Prominent in the collection are pictures of varieties of poinsettias, flowering plants and other marketing material.

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Poinsettias provided by the Paul Ecke Ranch, Inc. in the backdrop of holiday telecasts during Christmastime.

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Oversized picture

ecke_magazine_article.pdf
Article profiling the Paul Ecke Ranch published in the Family Circle magazine.

ecke_colliers_article.pdf
Article profiling the Paul Ecke Ranch in Collier's Magazine

southern_florist_article.pdf
Magazine article profiling the Paul Ecke Ranch in the Southern Florist and Nurseryman magazine

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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.
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