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            4 People and organizations results for North America

            Cooper, Frank
            Person · 1845-1914

            Frank Cooper was a photographer working in London, Ontario, in 19th and early 20th century.

            Evans, J.E.
            Person · 1877-1958

            John E. Evans was a postcard distributer and photographer (c1913-1954) and working from Port Rowan and Walsingham. In his business he went by J.E. Evans and also worked from 1935 to 1939 in joint venture as Evans & Bowman but ended in bankruptcy. His initial business was distributing lithograph postcards he had printed in Germany and continued this practice post World War 1 (mostly printed 1922-1935). He began taking photographs of communities or interesting sites so could produce photographic postcards and distribute for sale in those communities. He restarted the postcard business in 1941. He produced images of Ontario and other provinces.

            John was born on September 1, 1877 in Cayuga, Haldimand County to John E. Evans and Sarah Michener. He resided for over 50 years in Walsingham, Norfolk County and retired in July 1954. He died on September 4, 1958. An employee, William "Duke" Vela, purchased the business and continued to run until his retirement in 1975.

            Gloster, Bernard James
            023 · Person · 1914-1966

            Bernard James Gloster (aka Barney Gloster) was born August 4, 1914 in Toronto, Ontario to news photographer Bernard Joseph Gloster (1879-1948) and Martha Jane McCauley (1883-1942). His family moved to Scarborough, Ontario by 1921. Like his father before him, Gloster became a photographer. He married Gladys Helen O'Mara (1917-1995) in Toronto on August 10, 1936. Bernard and Gladys Gloster then moved to Sudbury, Ontario later that same year and Bernard Gloster continued his photography work for the Sudbury Star until October 30, 1939 when he left to pursue a position as photographer for the Windsor Star.

            During World War Two, Gloster served as a photographer for the army and after returning to Windsor, Ontario opened his own studio.

            Bernard Gloster remained an active photographer until his death on February 18, 1966 at the age of 51.

            Corporate body · [1870 - 1879]

            O'Connor and Lancaster, Photographers, operated in London, Ontario during the 1870s. They also went by the name "Popular Photo Studio".