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PHOTOGRAPHERS

 

Photographs of ancestors are real treasures, and knowing when and where the pictures were taken can help with research.  Below is a partial listing of photographers and their addresses taken from various Nevada, MO city and county directories.  Additional information on photographers will be added.  As early newspapers are reviewed for advertisements, that information will also be added to this page.  Please email information on any additional photographers to be added here.

 

Late 1880s:

Turnbull, West Side of Square

 

1890:

Russell, W. G., Robinson block, 200 1/2 N Cedar st.

Swan & Turnbull, 109 1/2 N Main st.

Trimble, Walter U., 103 1/2 E Cherry st.

 

1893 dated photograph

C. A. Parmalee, East Side of Square, Nevada, MO.

 

1898 (2 different directories):

W E Langan, west side square.

F C Adams, Robinson bldg.

W C Thompson, W Cherry.

U E McDaniel, east side square.

 

1898 (2 different directories):

W. G. Russell, Robinson blk.

W. S. Thompson, 109 N. Main st.

U. E. McDaniel, 108 1/2 N. Cedar street

 

1898 (probably 1890-1900)

William W. Reutch, Nevada

 

Chester Gibbs, a teenager, was a photographer in the Bronaugh area around 1898 until the family moved to Oklahoma in the spring of 1901.  Additional information about him and examples of his work can be seen on Lyndon Irwin's website at http://lyndonirwin.com/gibbs2.htm

 

1900-1901:

Adams, Frank C, 2d fl Robinson Bldg

Britain Beulah Mrs, 108 1/2 N Cedar

Langan William E, 107 1/2 N Main

 

1903-1904:

McClanahan & Son, 109 1/2 n Main

Compton E L, 108 1/2 n Cedar

 

1905:

Barker A W 124 n Main

Grand Studio 106 N Cedar and 107 1/2 n Main

Ikenberry Studio 210 w Cherry

Keeling Studio 202 n Cedar

 

1908-1909:

Keeling Studio 126 1/2 N Cedar

Grand Studio 106 1/2 N Cedar

West Side Studio 109 1/2 N Main

Whipples Estelle Mrs 212 1/2 W Cherry

 

1913:

Grand Studio 106 1/2 N Cedar

Whipple Stella Mrs 212 1/2 W Cherry

 

1923-1924: 

Ware H C 126 1/2 n Cedar

Whipple Studio 117 n. Main

 

1925-1926:

Ware H C 126 n Cedar

Whipple Studio 117 n Main

 

1928:

Whipple Studio 117 N Main

 

1936:

Ralston C A 119 1/2 n Main

Ware Lettie A Mrs 126 1/2 n Cedar

 

1938:

Missouri Studio 124 1/2 w Walnut

Ralston Studio 119 1/2 n Main

Ware Studio 126 1/2 n Cedar

 

1946:

Nevada Graphic Arts

 

1953-1954:

Betty's Photo Serv 1618 N Washington

Graphic Arts Studio 119 E Cherry

 

1963:

Betty's Photo Serv 221 E Pacific

 

1966:

Betty's Photo Serv Studio 221 E Pacific

Graphic Arts Studio 119 E Cherry

 

1968:

Betty's Photo Serv Ofc 221 E Pacific & Studio 222 E Pacific

Graphic Arts Studio 119 E Cherry

 

1970:

Betty's Photo Serv Studio 222 E Pacific

Graphic Arts Studio 119 E Cherry

 

1972:

Betty's Photo Service 221 E Pacific

Graphic Arts Studio 119 E Cherry

 

1974:

Betty's Photo Service 221 E Pacific

Graphic Arts Studio 119 E Cherry

 

1976:

Betty's Photo Service 221 E Pacific

Graphic Arts Studio 119 E Cherry

Wynn's Studio 119 S Cedar

 

1977:

Betty's Photo Service 221 E Pacific

Graphic Arts Studio 119 E Cherry

Wynns Studio 119 S Cedar

 

Information from various photographs shows these additional photographers in the area, but specific dates are not known:

 

Brandy & Mohler Photographers, S. Side Cherry St.

 

J. B. Dyers Gallery.

 

J. B. Dyer Photographer

 

Charles E. Foster, 108 East Side Square, Nevada; Branch Gallery Lamar, MO.

 

A. J. Gunter, Nevada, MO

 

J. H. Harter, Nevada, MO.

 

Harter & Swans, N. Side Gallery.

 

Harter & Swan Photograph and View Artists, N. Side Gallery.

 

Hood, Metz, MO.

 

J. H. Hunter.

 

Studio Grand

 

Swan & Turnbull, W. Side Gallery.

 

Thompson, W. Side of Square.

 

Thompson-Brown Photo Co., Nevada, MO.

 

Young

Please help us build a more complete list of photographers -- send information about any of these or any other photographers in this area; i.e., name, location/town, date, address, etc.  Thank you.

 

 
 

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Vernon Co, MO County Coordinator

Nancy Thompson