Frank Bequette Rodolph (1843-1923) was...

"a commercial photographer active in Oakland during the 1870s and 1880s. Born in Wisconsin, he and his family traveled overland to California in 1850. They settled first in Placerville and later operated a ranch on Cache Creek. Moving to Oakland in 1869, Rodolph attended business college and opened a stationery store on Broadway in partnership with his father. The store also sold school books and sheet music, and in the 1880s Rodolph began doing printing work as well. Many of his photographs were taken on his extensive travels throughout California."

Rodolph was a member of the Merry Tramps of Oakland.

Links and References

  1. Frank B. Rodolph Photograph Collection at UC Berkeley Bancroft Library