Directory of Minnesota Photographers - B

Individual Photographers (alphabetical by last name)

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Baasen, Jack LaLone

Also Known As: Baasen, John

Place of Birth: Adams, North Dakota

Date of Birth: November 8, 1910

Place of Death: Minnesota

Date of Death: 2006

Gender: Male

Studio: Zintsmaster, Inc.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1940s; 1950s

Notes: President of Zintsmaster, Inc.


Babajoff, W. N.

Locations:

     Address: Fergus Falls, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Babajoff, Wasil

Also Known As: Babajoff, Wisal

Also Known As: Babajoff, Wassil

Locations:

     Address: 7 East Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918, 1934

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1930s


Babcock, J. W.

Place of Birth: Goodhue County, Minnesota

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Pine City, Minnesota

     Address: 720 South Fourth , Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: 11 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Notes: Photo-engraver.


Babcock, J. W., Jr.

Locations:

     Address: 720 South Fourth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1912

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Babcock, M. L.

Locations:

     Address: Pine City, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Babcock, W. H.

Locations:

     Address: Lake Boulevard, Buffalo, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s

Predecessor: Barkuloo, W. C.

Notes: Combined business: Photo studio and Candy store


Babcock, W. R.

Locations:

     Address: Buffalo, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Back, Lars L

Locations:

     Address: 1225 South Fifth , Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1875

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s


Bacon, J. H.

Gender: Male

Studio: Bacon & Norstrom

Studio: J. H. Bacon Studio

Studio: Bacon's Wigwam of Art

Locations:

     Address: Litchfield, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1881, 1884-1912

     Address:

     Address: Sibley Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s

Notes: Combined business: photography and dentistry.


Badger, Austin H

Locations:

     Address: Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1910-1913

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Baer, Alfred

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: West Concord, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1896, 1898

     Address: Kenyon, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1900-1906

     Address: Opera House Block, Kenyon, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1909-1910

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s


Bailer, S. J.

Locations:

     Address: Gallery #506 South Front Street, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1885-1886

     Address: Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886-1887

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Bailey,

Studio: Zylla Photo Studio

Locations:

     Address: Foley, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bailey, C. L.

Locations:

     Address: 701 South East Seventh , Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bailey, H. G.

Locations:

     Address: Foley, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918, 1922, 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s


Bailey, Myron C.

Also Known As: Bailey, M. C.

Also Known As: Baley, Myron C.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Studio: Pasel & Bailey

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1873

Notes: Employed by Charles A. Zimmerman in 1872.


Baker, Clayton F.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921-1922

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Baker, Jeanne

Locations:

     Address: 1075 Waterloo Street Apartment 175C, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1967

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1960s


Baker, M. B.

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Baker, N. B.

Locations:

     Address: Dacotah Flats, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1891

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bakken, Nels

Locations:

     Address: Halstad, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Baklund, Charles A.

Also Known As: Backlund, Charles A.

Also Known As: Baklund, C. A.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Studio: Wold & Baklund

     Address: Atwater, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1893

     Studio: Wold & Baklund

     Address: Willmar, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1892-1895

     Address: Willmar, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1900, 1904, 1906, 1912

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s

Notes: Opened a branch studio of Wold & Baklund at Atwater.


Bakule, Carl R.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Times Annex, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1974

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1970s


Baldwin, E. E.

Locations:

     Address: Faribault, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918

     Address: Saint Peter, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1922

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s


Ball, H. D.

Locations:

     Address: Waverly Mills, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1878-1879

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s


Ball, Henry A.

Place of Birth: Albany County, New York

Date of Birth: December 9, 1845

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Delano, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1881

     Address: Greenwood, Minnesota

     Address: Howard Lake, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s; 1870s; 1880s

Notes: Started first newspaper in Delano, 'Big Woods Citizen,' with Daniel Fish; Worked various locations.


Ball, J. B.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Stephen, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Ball, J. D.

Also Known As: Ball, J. E.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Crookston, Minnesota

     Address: Fisher's Landing, Minnesota

     Address:

       Dates of operation: 1896

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s


Ball, James Presley

Also Known As: Ball, J. P.

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: African-American

Studio: J. P. Ball & Company

Locations:

     Address: Seattle, Washington

     Address: Cincinnati, Ohio

       Dates of operation: 1851-1871

     Address: 221 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1887-1888

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s

Notes: Daguerreotypist who briefly had a studio in Minneapolis before moving to Montana in 1888.


Balser, M. D.

Locations:

     Studio: Thayer & Company

     Address: 117 West Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Baltuff, Guy M.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: Ash Street, Buffalo, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s


Bancroft, C. D.

Locations:

     Address: Belle Plaine, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1890

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bangs, Dwight

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Studio: Bangs Studio

     Address: Main Street, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1905

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s; 1900s

Successor: Scobie, H. Frank

Notes: Sold studio to H. Frank Scobie in 1905.


Bangs, James W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Wells, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1878-1879

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s


Bank, David

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Studio: Bank Brothers

     Address: 9 South Fifth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1913-1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s


Bank, Samual

Gender: Male

Studio: Bank Brothers

Locations:

     Address: Loeb Arcade, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s


Banks, James G.

Gender: Male

Studio: Banks Brothers

Locations:

     Address: 214 West Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1891-1893

     Address: 19 Twentieth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1897

     Address: 318 Fifty-fifth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Banks, John Lee

Date of Birth: 1907

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1940s; 1950s; 1960s


Banks, William R.

Gender: Male

Studio: Banks Brothers

Locations:

     Address: Duluth, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Barclay, Durant , Jr.

Locations:

     Address: 512 Second Avenue South, Virginia, Minnesota


Bardwell, John Jex

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1853

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1850s


Bargs, J. W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Wells, Minnesota

     Address: Heron Lake, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1890s

Notes: Operated out of a photography car.


Barker, Ansel

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Chaska, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s


Barkuloo, W. C.

Locations:

     Address: Lake Boulevard, Buffalo, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s

Predecessor: Washburn, H. E.

Successor: Babcock, W. H.


Barlow, John L.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Mapleton Township (Mankato, Minnesota)

       Dates of operation: 1881-1882

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Barlow, Mrs. L. J.

Locations:

     Address: Mapleton Station, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1881

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Barlow, S. J.

Also Known As: Barlow, Sam

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Rochester, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s

Predecessor: Cooley


Barnard, Reverend Alonzo

Place of Birth: Bennington County, Vermont

Date of Birth: June 2, 1817

Place of Death: Pomona, Michigan

Date of Death: May 1905

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Selkirk Settlement, Minnesota

     Address: Cass Lake, Minnesota

     Address: Red Lake, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1850s

Notes: Beginning in 1848, Barnard served variously between missions in St. Joseph, North Dakota and Pembina as a Presbyterian minister.


Barnard, Newell H.

Locations:

     Address: 8211 Johnson Circle, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Barnard, R. O.

Locations:

     Address: 3752 Third Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Barnes, C. Eugene

Locations:

     Address: 403 South Front, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1904-1905

     Address: Motley, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s


Barnes, Dwight

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Willmar, Minnesota

     Address: Cokato, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s; 1960s

Predecessor: Akerlund, August Bernard


Barnes, I. H.

Also Known As: Barnes, Isaac

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Chatfield, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884-1894

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s


Barnes, Josephine C.

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1908-1909

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s

Notes: Employed with George Eldon Keene.


Barnes, William L.

Also Known As: Barnes, W. L.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Studio: Wiggins & Barnes

     Address: Second between Main and Johnson, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1866-1867

     Address: Union Block, Second Street, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1868-1875

     Address: 12 Center, Winona, Minnesota

     Address: 24 East Secound, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1877

     Studio: City Photograph Gallery

     Address: 13 Simpson's block, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886

     Address: 13 Simpson's block, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1887-1892

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s; 1870s; 1880s; 1890s

Notes: Carte-de-visites from ca. 1868-1870 are printed on the verso with the statement "from W. L. Barnes Photograph & Gem Gallery, Union Block, Winona."


Barnet, Jacob

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota


Barney, F. T.

Locations:

     Address: 1501 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1912

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Barney, Frank

Locations:

     Studio: Blissenbach & Barney

     Address: 109 South Front, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1912-1915

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Barnier, John

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date of Birth: 1951

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1980s; 1990s


Barr, Adelbert A.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Barr, George S.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Studio: Higley & Barr

     Address: 115 Center Street, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1892-1898

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Notes: Portrait and landscape photographer.


Barret,

Locations:

     Address: Puposky, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s

Notes: Preacher; Traveled through settlements and to logging camps to photograph early settlers of the area.


Barrie, J. L.

Locations:

     Address: Hutchinson, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Barrot, C. E.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Montevideo, Minnesota


Barry, David Frances

Also Known As: Barry, D. F.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Superior, Wisconsin

Notes: Photographed Superior and whaleback ships between the 1890s and 1920s.


Barry, George

Locations:

     Address: Lanesboro, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1945

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1940s

Predecessor: Bue, Mathias


Barta, J. F.

Locations:

     Address: Waterville, v

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

     Studio: Barta's Studio

     Address: New Prague, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902, 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s


Barto, John F.

Gender: Male

Studio: O. F. Stafford & Company

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1895-1896

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Barton, Anton

Locations:

     Address: Silver Lake, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1922

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Barton, Irving D.

Gender: Male

Studio: Barton Photography

Locations:

     Address: Sauk Centre, Minnesota

     Address: Foley, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1904

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s


Barton, M. B.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Foley, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Barton, S. A.

Locations:

     Address: North Branch, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1896

     Address: Appleton, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1910s


Bartram, William

Gender: Male

Studio: Huntington & Bartram

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1874

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s

Notes: With Allen Swain in 1874.


Basgen, Jean

Studio: Basgen & Presley

Studio: Basgen Photography

Locations:

     Address: 1322 East First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1952

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1940s; 1950s

Notes: Industrial and maritime photographer.


Basil, Peter J.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 121 West Saint Marie, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1947

     Address: 430 West Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1953

     Address: 9 North Lake, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1955

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1940s; 1950s


Bassett, Frank

Locations:

     Address: Winsted, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Basye, J. V.

Studio: Thomson & Basye

Locations:

     Address: 117 West Third Street, Winona, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bateman, A.

Locations:

     Address: Taylors Falls, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bateman, Anson P.

Studio: Northwestern Photo Company

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1889-1890

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s


Bateman, W. E.

Locations:

     Address: 116 South Fourth , Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bates, Fred W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 3725 Portland, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: 503 1/2 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1913-1915

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bathke,

Locations:

     Address: Waseca, Minnesota


Battleson,

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bauer, Frederick John

Also Known As: Bauer, F. J.

Place of Birth: Kirchheim, U. T. Germany

Date of Birth: August 3, 1866

Place of Death: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date of Death: March 23, 1939

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: German-American

Locations:

     Address: Mazeppa, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1893

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: 225 Johnson, Winona, Minnesota

     Address: 117 West Third Street, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1893-1894

     Address: 152 West Fifth Street, corner Johnson, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1895-1902, 1908-1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s

Predecessor: Grove Studio

Predecessor: Scruby Studio

Predecessor: Risser, H. A.

Successor: Risser, H. A.

Successor: Griffin, George E.

Moved To: Emmons County, North Dakota (mid-career)

Notes: Saint Charles - Branch studio; Purchased Scruby Studio in 1893; Purchased the Grove Studio in 1893; H. A. Risser took over his Winona business in 1904; Took business back from Risser in 1908?; In business until 1919 when George E. Griffin took over.


Bauer, Jessie A.

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: 418 Nineteenth Avenue West, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921

     Address: 321 South Baker, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1923-1925

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s

Notes: Retoucher for Frederick J. Bauer.


Baxell, Harry

Date of Death: 1953

Gender: Male

Studio: Baxell Photography

Locations:

     Address: 3121 Penn Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1940s; 1950s


Baxell, Hazel

Gender: Female

Studio: Baxell Photography

Locations:

     Address: 3121 Penn Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1940s; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s


Beach, Edward A.

Also Known As: Beach, E. A.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Basil Street, Taylors Falls, Minnesota

     Address: Second Street, Hastings, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1850s, 1860s

Notes: Photographer in Taylors Falls in the 1850s and then moved to Hastings.


Beaden, Richard

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1920

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Beal, Alonzo H.

Place of Birth: Saco, Maine

Date of Birth: July 10, 1833

Gender: Male

Studio: Beal's Gallery

Studio: Pioneer Art Gallery

Locations:

     Address: Maine

     Address: Boston, Massachusetts

       Dates of operation: 1857

     Address: Saint AnthonySaint PeterSaint Peter, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1860-1864

     Address: Second Street and Bridge Square, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1865-1866

     Address: Washington Avenue between Nicollet Avenue and Minnetonka, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1867

     Address: 19 Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1869-1874

     Address: 34 South Washington, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1874-1875

     Address: Fourth, between Nicollet Avenue and Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1876

     Address: 18 South Fourth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1877-1891

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s; 1870s; 1880s; 1890s

Moved To: Los Angeles, California, 1892

Notes: Built up large gallery and employed sons Charles H. and Eugene C. Beal; Sold out to Charles H. Beal and Isaac E. Burt in 1885; Returned to business with sons in 1890.


Beal, Charles H.

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachussets

Date of Birth: 1859

Gender: Male

Studio: Beal & Burt

Studio: Beal Brothers

Studio: Pioneer Art Gallery

Locations:

     Address: 18 South Fourth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1887

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s

Moved To: Los Angeles, California

Notes: Employed by father, Alonzo H. Beal, as retoucher in Beal's Gallery 1877-1885; In partnership with Isaac E. Burt 1885-1887; In partnership with brother, Eugene C. Beal 1890; Employed by Arthur B. Rugg 1891-1892; Moved to California in 1892.


Beal, Eugene C.

Place of Birth: Maine

Date of Birth: 1856

Place of Death: Pasadena, California

Date of Death: June 21, 1904

Gender: Male

Studio: Beal Brothers

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s

Moved To: Pasadena, California

Notes: Employed by father, Alonzo H. Beal; Employed by Arthur B. Rugg 1891-1893; In partnership with brother, Charles H. Beal; Moved to California in 1894.


Bean, Levi V.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 200 block of West Eighth, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

       Dates of operation: 1881

     Address: Osage, Iowa

     Address: Luverne, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884-1885

     Address: Dell Rapids, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s; 1900s

Notes: Worked in partnership with wife, Sarah; Conducted business in 1870s from a travelling photography car in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa prior to establishing main gallery in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Branch studios in Howard, Madison, Canton, Centerville, Parker.


Bean, Sarah

Place of Birth: Hartland, Maine

Date of Birth: 1840

Date of Death: 1943

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: Osage, Iowa

     Address: 200 block of West Eighth, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

       Dates of operation: 1881

     Address: Luverne, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884-1885

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s; 1900s

Moved To: Oregon

Notes: Itinerant; In partnership with husband, Levi; Conducted business in 1870s from a travelling photography car in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa prior to establishing main gallery in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Branch studios in Howard, Madison, Canton, Centerville, Parker.


Beasley, David E.

Also Known As: Beasley, D. E.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 81 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1892

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Notes: Worked as a porter before briefly working as a photographer.


Beason, Alfred

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 315 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Beaulieu, Robert G.

Place of Birth: Crow Wing, Minnesota

Date of Birth: April 5, 1858

Date of Death: June 6, 1935

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Ojibwa

Locations:

     Address: White Earth Indian Reservation, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s; 1920s


Beaulieu, Victor

Locations:

     Address: Brooks, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1922

     Address: Crookston, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bebee, R. W.

Locations:

     Address: Front Street, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1869-1870

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s


Becker, Eugene Debs

Date of Birth: 1919

Date of Death: 1978

Gender: Male

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s; 1920s; 1940s; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s


Becker, H. C.

Locations:

     Address: Olivia, Minnesota


Bedard, Samuel A.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bedard, W. H.

Locations:

     Address: 15 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1896

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Beer, Adolph G.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 37 South Sixth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1896-1897

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Beers, A. H.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Behles, Jacob

Gender: Male

Studio: Behles Brothers

Locations:

     Address: 4 North Seventh, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Behles, John M.

Gender: Male

Studio: Behles Brothers

Locations:

     Address: 4 North Seventh, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Beisel, Belle

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: 1931 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Beisell, Hobert

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 1219 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bell, J. A.

Locations:

     Address: Wabasha, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

     Address: Lake City, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bell, John

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 480 Wabasha, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1913

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bell, John A.

Gender: Male

Studio: Bell-Larson Photo Shop

Locations:

     Address: 2312 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bell, Myrtle B.

Gender: Female

Studio: Bell-Larson Photo Shop

Locations:

     Address: 2312 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bell, Wellington

Locations:

     Address: 1007 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bell, William S.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1887-1890

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s;1890s

Notes: Employed with Paul B. Gaylord in 1888.


Bellew, J. L.

Locations:

     Address: Waseca, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bellinger, J. A.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Wilmot, South Dakota

       Dates of operation: 1890

     Address: Browns Valley, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1891

     Address: Lakefield, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902, 1906, 1910, 1914, 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s

Successor: Zahl, A.

Notes: Established business in Browns Valley in January 1891 and sold out to A. Zahl in December 1891 to return to Wilmot, South Dakota..


Bement, Robert B.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Benfer, Leland

Gender: Male

Studio: Twin City Photo Company

Locations:

     Address: 126 South Third Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Benjamin,

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Pipestone, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Bennett,

Locations:

     Address: Red Wing, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s

Successor: Edwards, Everett E.


Bennett, Ashley C.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bennett, Henry Hamilton

Also Known As: Bennett, H. H.

Date of Birth: 1843

Date of Death: 1908

Gender: Male

Notes: He operated out of Wisconsin Dells; Photographed the Ice Palace in Saint Paul in 1886-1887.


Bennett, N. V.

Studio: Bennett's Photograph Gallery

Studio: Washburn & Bennett

Locations:

     Address: Over Kellogg's Drug Store, Red Wing, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1861-1863

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s

Notes: Ambrotypes.


Bennett, Roy E.

Also Known As: Bennett, R. E.

Gender: Male

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s


Benoit, Jean Baptiste Arsidas

Place of Birth: Quebec, Canada

Date of Birth: August 23, 1866

Place of Death: Murdock, Minnesota

Date of Death: June 7, 1957

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: French Canadian

Locations:

     Address: Bellingham, Minnesota

     Address: Murdock, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1891

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Notes: Combined business: photo studio and barber shop.


Benson, Bennett

Locations:

     Address: 190 National G. A. Bank Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1896

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Benson, G. L.

Locations:

     Address: 931 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1905-1906

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Benson, J. E.

Locations:

     Address: Crookston, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Berdie, E. L.

Locations:

     Address: 503 West Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Berg,

Locations:

     Address: Morton, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s


Berg, Bertha

Locations:

     Address: 319 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1900

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Berg, Christena

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: 202 South Fourth Street, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s

Predecessor: Berg, Jacob

Notes: Widow of Jacob Berg.


Berg, Don

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 813 Portland Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1957

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s

Notes: Employed by Zintsmaster.


Berg, E. D.

Studio: Berg Studio

Locations:

     Address: Superior, Wisconsin

     Address: Fourteenth Street and Cloquet Avenue, Cloquet, Minnesota

     Address: Twelfth Street and Cloquet Avenue, Cloquet, Minnesota

     Address: Moose Lake, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s


Berg, Gustaf

Also Known As: Berg, Gustav

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Red Wing, Minnesota

     Address: Cannon Falls, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s


Berg, Jacob

Also Known As: Berg, J.

Place of Birth: Norway

Place of Death: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Date of Death: November 22, 1898

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Norwegian-American

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Studio: Berg Studio

     Address: Bruce Avenue, Grand Forks, North Dakota

     Studio: Berg Studio

     Address: 132 South Fourth Street, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Predecessor: Caswell, William

Successor: Berg, Christena

Notes: Worked with Swedish photographer John H. Oleson in Minneapolis in 1881-1882.


Berg, Laurence W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 215 Mygatt Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1960

     Address: 2 East First, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1965

     Address: 10 Torrey Building, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1966

     Address: 1231 East Ninth, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1967

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1960s


Berg, Oscar

Gender: Male

Studio: Ruhme & Berg

Locations:

     Address: 93 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1923

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bergeron, J. P.

Studio: Morgeneier and Bergeron

Studio: Morgeneier, Bergeron, & DeGuire

Locations:

     Address: 67-69 West Second Street, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1888-1890

     Address: 209-211 East Third Street, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1890

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s


Bergerson, Melvin

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 309 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bergerson, P. A.

Locations:

     Address: Hector, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886-1887

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s


Bergerson, William O.

Place of Birth: Decorah, Iowa

Date of Birth: December 22, 1855

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Chicago, Illinois

     Address: Albert Lea, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1878-1879

     Address: Lake Park, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1881, 1886-1887

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s


Berget, M. G.

Locations:

     Address: Stephen, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Berget, Martin J.

Place of Birth: Nordsinni, Norway

Date of Birth: June 2, 1863

Place of Death: Warren, Minnesota

Date of Death: August 22, 1927

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Norwegian-American

Locations:

     Address: Argyle, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1896

     Address: North First Street, Warren, Minnesota

     Address: Main Street, Warren, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1905

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s

Successor: Johnson, Axel E.

Notes: Sold Warren studio to Axel E. Johnson in 1920s; Son, Norman Berget, operated photography business starting in 1929.


Berget, Norman

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Main Street, Warren, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s

Notes: Father, Martin J. Berget, was a pioneer Warren photographer; Operated a business starting in 1929.


Berggren, P. A.

Locations:

     Address: Hector, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bergh,

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Taylors Falls, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1883


Berglund, Adolph P.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: New London, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Berglund, O. M.

Locations:

     Address: Stephen, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bergren, Charles E.

Also Known As: Sweden,

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Swedish-American

Studio: Bergren Studio

Locations:

     Address: Two Harbors, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1904, 1906, 1912-1914, 1918, 1922, 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s; 1920s

Predecessor: Overland, A. P.

Successor: Overland, A. P.

Notes: Sold his gallery to A. P. Overland and later bought it back.


Bergren, E. W.

Locations:

     Address: Clarkfield, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902


Bergstrom, J. S.

Locations:

     Address: Swanville, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bergstrom, Olof E.

Also Known As: Bergstrom, O. E.

Place of Birth: Sweden

Date of Birth: 1892

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 619 First Avenue South, Moorhead, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1930s


Bergum, M. M.

Locations:

     Address: Stephen, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Berndt, Herman L.

Gender: Male

Studio: Berndt Brothers Studio

Locations:

     Address: 109 South Front, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1916-1917

     Address: Mapleton, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1919-1920

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s


Berndt, Otto M.

Gender: Male

Studio: Berndt Brothers Studio

Locations:

     Address: 109 South Front, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1916-1917

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s


Berntson, Emmer E.

Gender: Male

Studio: Berntson's Photographers

Locations:

     Address: 115 South Broadway, Albert Lea, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

     Address: 117 1/2 South Broadway, Albert Lea, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s


Berntson, Randina

Locations:

     Address: Albert Lea, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Berntson, W. R.

Locations:

     Studio: Berntson's Photographers

     Address: 117 1\2 South Broadway, Albert Lea, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921

     Address: 228 South Broadway, Albert Lea, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Berrgren, P. A.

Locations:

     Address: Hector, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bersagel, T. L.

Place of Birth: Stavanger, Norway

Date of Birth: 1871

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Norwegian-American

Locations:

     Address: Lanesboro, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1887-1900, 1904, 1910, 1914

     Address: Dexter, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1905

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s

Predecessor: Hansen Studio

Successor: Bue, Mathias O.

Notes: Learned photography in the Hanson Studio in Lanesboro; Purchased Hansen Studio in 1887 from A. Hansen; Sold the business to Mathias O. Bue in 1915.


Bersqual,

Locations:

     Address: Fillmore County, Minnesota


Bertelson, Benjamin J.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 17 Twentieth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1891-1892

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Best, Ferdinand W.

Locations:

     Address: 1103 West Michigan, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1901

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Best, Geoffry C.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1913-1919

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s

Notes: Employed by C. J. Hibbard & Company.


Bick, C. J.

Locations:

     Address: 17 Lake Avenue North, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Biers, Billy

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Brewster, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bigelow, A. M.

Locations:

     Address: Moorhead, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886-1887

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Bigelow, Eileen

Gender: Female


Bigelow, G. H.

Locations:

     Address: Elysian, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886-1887

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Bill, George

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s


Billings, C. F.

Locations:

     Address: West Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1891-1892

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Binder, J. R.


Bingham, F. V.

Locations:

     Address: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

     Address: Northfield, Minnesota

     Address: Medford, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s

Notes: Stereographs.


Birch, C. J.

Locations:

     Address: 17 Lake Avenue North, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bird, Lemuel J.

Gender: Male

Studio: Brown & Bird

Locations:

     Address: 119 North Washington, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1881

     Address: 201 North Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1883-1884

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s

Notes: With J. B. Clark in 1882.


Birkeland, T. L.

Locations:

     Address: Hutchinson, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1920

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Birkland, Lars L.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Willmar, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bishop, H. Theodore

Also Known As: Bishop, H. T.

Also Known As: Bishop, Henry Theodore

Gender: Male

Studio: Bishop Brothers

Locations:

     Address: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

     Address: 62 Syndicate Block, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1885-1903

     Address: 209 North Main, Austin, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1905

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s


Bishop, James E.

Gender: Male

Studio: Bishop Brothers

Locations:

     Address: 62 Syndicate Block, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1885

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Bisson, A. H.

Locations:

     Address: 313 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1903-1906

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bjerk, Candy

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: Grand Rapids, Minnesota

     Address: 228 Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1970s; 1980s

Predecessor: Vikre, Harold

Predecessor: Vikre, Marie


Bjerk, Dave

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Grand Rapids, Minnesota

     Address: 228 Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1970s; 1980s

Predecessor: Vikre, Harold

Predecessor: Vikre, Marie


Bjornaas, Haakon

Place of Birth: Otter Tail County, Minnesota

Date of Birth: 1884

Place of Death: Underwood, Minnesota

Date of Death: 1949

Gender: Male

Studio: Riverside Studio

Locations:

     Address: Clitherall, Minnesota

     Address: Underwood, Minnesota

     Address: Baudette, Minnesota

     Address: Cook, Minnesota

     Address: Rainy River, Ontario, Canada.

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s

Moved To: Underwood, Minnesota

Notes: Traveled Minnesota and produced postcards between 1908 and 1910; Employed by W. T. Oxley, Fergus Falls; Joined with several photographers in 1911 to form Riverside Studio; Worked various locations in the Red River Valley.


Bjornethan, Anton

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Madison, Minnesota

     Address: Lake City, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s

Predecessor: Phillips, F. H.


Blackburn, William

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 43 South Washington Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1876

     Address: 105 East Third, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1891

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1890s


Blacklock, Les

Date of Birth: 1921

Place of Death: Moose Lake, Minnesota

Date of Death: August 30, 1995

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

     Address: Moose Lake, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1930s; 1940s; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s; 1980s

Notes: Wildlife photographer whose son, Craig Blacklock, helped with photography.


Blackman,

Studio: Blackman Brothers

Locations:

     Address: Virginia, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Blair, E. R.

Locations:

     Address: 306 North Fifty-second Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1925

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Blair, F. L.

Locations:

     Address: 429 South Broadway, Mankato, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Blake, Charles F.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1900

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s

Notes: With J. R. Zweifel.


Blake, Ernest

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Duluth, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Blake, Sherman E.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Successor: Snow, John R.


Blakemore, Lemuel

Gender: Male

Studio: Blakemore & Skage

Studio: Boetcher & Blakemore

Studio: Larson, Blakemore & Company

Locations:

     Address: 28 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1901

     Address: 322 1/2 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906

     Address: 165 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1907

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Blakemore, William

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Duluth, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Blamey, John L.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 402 Central Avenue North, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1946-1947

     Address: 5721 Grand Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1948

     Studio: Blamey Studio

     Address:

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1940s


Blanch, Robert R.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s


Blanchard, C. O.

Locations:

     Address: 121 West First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Blanchard, F. A.

Locations:

     Address: Harmony, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bland, J. L.

Locations:

     Address: Anoka, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884-1885

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Bleth, Jim

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Fosston, Minnesota


Bliss, Phineas

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 3049 Bloomington Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898

     Address: 3027 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1901-1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s


Blissenbach, August

Also Known As: Blissenbach, A.

Place of Birth: Cologne, Germany

Date of Birth: April 15, 1861

Date of Death: 1948

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: German-American

Studio: Blissenbach Studio

Locations:

     Address: 115 North Front, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1888, 1892

     Address: 105 North Front, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1895, 1899-1907

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s

Successor: Blissenbach, Joseph

Notes: Taught the business to brother, Joseph Blissenbach.


Blissenbach, Joseph

Place of Birth: Cologne, Germany

Date of Birth: January 10, 1873

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: German-American

Studio: Blissenbach Studio

Studio: Blissenbach & Barney

Locations:

     Address: 109 North Front Street, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1908-1911

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s

Predecessor: Blissenbach, August

Notes: Apprenticed with brother August Blissenbach in 1891; Took over business from brother in 1904-1905.


Blodgett, Charles N.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Virginia, Minnesota


Bloom, B.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1910

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bloom , Erick K.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 2330 West Third, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1950

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s


Bloom, Jacob M.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 254 Plymouth Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1889

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Bloom, V. Willis

Locations:

     Address: Stillwater, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Blostein, F. M.

Studio: Rembrandt Studios

Locations:

     Address: Pine City, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921

     Address: 485 Rice, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1920

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s

Notes: Purchased the Neil Studio in Pine City and opened as the Rembrandt Studios in 1921.


Blume,

Gender: Male

Studio: Blume, Fashionable Photographer

Locations:

     Address: Brewster, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Blume, Henry J.

Also Known As: Blume, H. J.

Place of Birth: Pontiac, Illinois

Date of Birth: April 30, 1870

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Princeton, Illinois

       Dates of operation: 1900

     Address: Worthington, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906-1914, 1918, squire1922, 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s; 1920s

Predecessor: Yates, Lillian


Blumenfeld, Milton J.

Gender: Male

Studio: Milton J. Blumenfeld Studios

Locations:

     Address: 2100 Wentworth Avenue, South Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1954

     Address: 6304 West Lake Street, Saint Louis Park, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1956

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s; 1970s


Bock, Allan C.

Place of Birth: Elbow, Saskatchewan, Canada

Date of Birth: March 22, 1912

Place of Death: Sun City West, Arizona

Date of Death: November 1990

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Canadian-American

Studio: Mark Hurd Aerial Surveys Inc.

Locations:

     Address: Golden Valley, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1930s; 1940s

Moved To: Sun City West, Arizona

Notes: Aerial photography; Codesigned aerial camera; Joined Mark Hurd in 1940s; President and CEO of Mark Hurd Aerial Surveys, Inc.


Boegen, W. J.

Locations:

     Address: 123 North Second, Mankato, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s


Boetcher, Henry C.

Also Known As: Boetcher, H.

Gender: Male

Studio: Boetcher & Blakemore

Studio: Craft Studio

Studio: Larson & Boetcher

Studio: Larson, Blakemore & Company

Studio: Lee & Company

Locations:

     Address: 225 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1897

     Address: 39 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906-1909

     Address: 45 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1910-1912

     Address: 316 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914-1915

     Address: 313 Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1895-1896, 1921

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s


Bogdan, Joseph

Studio: Leet & Bogdan

Locations:

     Address: 358 Market, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bogge, Andrew

Place of Birth: Sweden

Date of Birth: September 20, 1866 (?)

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Swedish-American

Locations:

     Address: Sandstone, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1888-1890

     Address: Cambridge, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1890-1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s

Successor: Stadin, Daniel

Notes: Sold out to Daniel Stadin in 1902.


Bogh,

Place of Death: Oregon

Date of Death: 1949

Gender: Male

Studio: Bogh's Photo Tent

Locations:

     Address: Ringsted, Iowa

     Address: Stevens County, Minnesota


Boice, M. F.

Locations:

     Address: Hastings, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Bolin, Katheryn

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: 10 East Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1913

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bolin, Mrs. Margaret

Locations:

     Address: 10 East Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bonde, R. J.

Locations:

     Address: 225 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1896

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Booen, J. O.

Locations:

     Address: Sanborn, Minnesota

     Address: Austin, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

     Address: Winnebago City, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s


Booth, R.

Locations:

     Address: Lakefield, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Booth, Richard

Gender: Male

Studio: New York Portrait Company

Locations:

     Address: 229 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1893

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Borge,


Borgstrom, John S.

Place of Birth: Sweden

Date of Birth: July 17, 1861

Place of Death: Upsala, Minnesota

Date of Death: February 19, 1933

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Swedish-American

Locations:

     Address: Holding's Ford, Minnesota

     Address: Elmdale, Minnesota

     Address: Upsala, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906

     Address: Swanville, Minnesota

     Address: Grey Eagle, Minnesota

     Address: Burtrum, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s


Borlaug, Fred W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Kenyon, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1911-1912

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Borry, J.

Studio: Borry & Larson

Studio: J. Borry & Company

Locations:

     Address: 251 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Borry , Jacob

Also Known As: Borry, J.

Gender: Male

Studio: Borry's Photograph Gallery

Locations:

     Address: Thief River Falls, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898, 1900, 1905, 1912-1920

     Address: 212 Main Avenue North, Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s


Bosse, Henry Peter

Place of Birth: Sonneburg, Magdeburg, Prussia

Date of Birth: November 13, 1844

Place of Death: Rock Island, Illinois

Date of Death: 1903

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: German-American

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s

Moved To: Rock Island, Illinois

Notes: Photographed upper Mississippi River 1893-1893 as employee of U. S. Army Corps of Engineers; Cyanotypes.


Bosworth, W. W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Taylors Falls, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1866-1868

     Address: Prescott, Minnesota

     Address: Vermillion Street, Hastings, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s; 1870s


Bouchard, Eug.

Locations:

     Address: 122 West Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1937

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1930s


Boutwell,

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Saint Peter, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1850s

Notes: Ambrotypist.


Bovey, E. L.

Locations:

     Address: Little Falls, Minnesota


Bowen, Mercy H.

Locations:

     Address: 723 Margaret, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1916

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bower, John

Locations:

     Address: 607 Court Block, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bowerman, R. I.

Locations:

     Address: Akeley, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bowers, J.

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bowman, Edna S.

Gender: Female

Studio: Bowman & Lyden

Locations:

     Address: 107 1/2 Mill Street North, Fergus Falls, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1909-1910

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s


Bowron, George W.

Gender: Male

Studio: Bowron & Cox

Locations:

     Address: Washington Avenue and Helen Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: Woodman Building, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1858

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1850s

Notes: Ambrotypes, sphereotypes, daguerreotypes.


Bowton, William L.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 11118 Bittersweet, Coon Rapids, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1966

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1960s


Boxworth, W. W.

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s


Boyce, A. E.

Locations:

     Address: Little Falls, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

     Address: Royalton, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Boyce, M.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Boycott, J.

Locations:

     Address: over 12 North Third, Red Wing, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1876-1877

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s


Boyd, Carrie V.

Gender: Female

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1850s

Notes: First Premium for Ambrotypes - State Fair?


Boyd, Mrs. Charles C.

Gender: Female

Studio: Boyd & Wilbur

Locations:

     Address: 227 Superior Street East, Duluth, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s

Notes: Combined business: ladies hair parlor and photo studio.


Boyd, E. F.

Studio: Boyd's Photograph Gallery

Locations:

     Address: 55 Bridge Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1869-1870

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s; 1870s


Boyd, George H.

Gender: Male

Studio: Superior Portrait Studio

Locations:

     Address: 212 Trust Company Building, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1896

     Address: 19 North Twentieth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1903

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s


Boyer, Hans R.

Gender: Male

Studio: Boyer Brothers

Studio: Boyer Brothers & Rose

Studio: Larss & Boyer Brothers

Studio: Lennes & Boyer

Locations:

     Address: 209 West Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1905

     Address: 102 West Superior over 5 and 10 cent store, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1909

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Boyer, Henry

Place of Birth: Norway

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Norwegian-American

Studio: Boyer Brothers

Studio: Boyer Brothers & Rose

Locations:

     Address: 428 Ogden Avenue, Superior, Wisconsin

       Dates of operation: 1888

     Address: 209 West Superior Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1888

     Address: 211 West Superior Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

     Address: 22 West Superior Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

     Address: 102 West Superior over 5 and 10 cent store, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1909

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s


Boyer, Robert H.

Also Known As: Boyer, R. H.

Place of Birth: Norway

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Norwegian-American

Studio: Boyer Brothers

Studio: Boyer Brothers & Rose

Locations:

     Address: 428 Ogden Avenue, Superior, Wisconsin

       Dates of operation: 1888

     Address: 209 West Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1888

     Address: 211 West Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894

     Address: 22 West Superior Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

     Address: 102 West Superior over 5 and 10 cent store, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1909

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s


Boynton, Cassuis

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 501 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Brackelsberg, H. J.

Also Known As: Brackelsberger, H. J.

Studio: Brackelsberg Studio

Locations:

     Address: Saint James, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

     Address: Chokio, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

     Address: Graceville, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1900-1906

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s


Bradison, George G.

Studio: Casserly & Bradison

Locations:

     Address: 116 South Fourth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1908

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bradow, Harry W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Crookston, Minnesota


Brady,

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: Paynesville, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1892

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Notes: Employed by Brush's Studio, Minneapolis.


Brady, Matthew B.

Gender: Male

Notes: Known for his photographic record of the Civil War; Photographed prominent Minnesotans in his Washington, D.C. studio.


Brainard, Irma

Gender: Female

Studio: N. B. Andersen Photographic Gallery

Locations:

     Address: Redwood Falls, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Notes: Learned photography at N. B. Andersen Photographic Gallery in 1898.


Bramblett, William R.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 93 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884-1887

     Address: 75 East Third, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1885, 1888

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s

Successor: Dapron & Wetherby

Notes: Offered oil, watercolor, India ink and crayon portraits.


Branch, Edwin

Gender: Male

Studio: Branch's Art Studio

Locations:

     Address: 1021 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1890-1906

     Address: 405 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1907

     Address: 931 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1908

     Address: 1025 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1909-1913

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s


Brandmo, Andreas

Also Known As: Brandmo, A.

Also Known As: Brandino, Andrew

Gender: Male

Studio: Brandmo & Lodgaard

Locations:

     Address: Montevideo, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886-1896

     Address: Appleton, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s


Brandmo, R. E.

Also Known As: Bradmo, R. E.

Studio: Brandmo and Pederson

Locations:

     Address: Benson, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1906, 1910-1914, 1922

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s; 1930s


Brandt, R. L.

Locations:

     Address: 1539 Crawford Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota


Brauch, Otto

Gender: Male

Studio: Brauch & Tinklepaugh

Locations:

     Address: 104 Dakota Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Brechet, Joseph Jay

Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York

Date of Birth: March 15, 1861

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Glencoe, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s

Notes: Merchant and amateur photographer.


Breidahl, Edward

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Cannon Falls, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Breimhorst, L. F.

Locations:

     Address: Madelia, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

     Address: Shakopee, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bremer, Thomas W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1970s; 1980s


Brennan, M. C.

Studio: Brennan Studio

Locations:

     Address: 821 1/2 Saint Germain , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1921-1922

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bresler, Alan H.

Gender: Male

Studio: Bresler & Kreger

Studio: New Central Studio

Locations:

     Address: 206 1/2 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1908, 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s


Brewer, Dr.

Locations:

     Address: Austin, Minnesota

Notes: First photographer located in Austin.


Brewer, F. H.

Studio: Kenney & Brewer

Locations:

     Address: Redwood Falls, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1896

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Brewer, Frederick

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Mankato, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Notes: Worked with George Eldon Keene.


Bricker, G. L.

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Briggs, Mrs. E. M.

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: 219 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Briggs, Mrs. J. P.

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: Murdock, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1881

     Address: Main Street, Owatonna, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s; 1880s


Brill, Charles

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Red Lake, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s; 1960s

Notes: Photographer for the Minneapolis Tribune who photographed the Red Lake Indian Reservation in the 1960s.


Brimacombe, Gerald R.

Locations:

     Address: 7112 Mark Terrace Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1974

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1970s


Brindos, Joseph J.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Deerwood, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1913

     Address: Kelliner, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Brinker, Herman H.

Also Known As: Brinker, H. H.

Studio: Brinker & Johnson

Locations:

     Address: 243 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1909

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Briol, Henry A.

Date of Birth: July 1883

Date of Death: September 1948

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Hungarian

Studio: Briol Studio

Locations:

     Address: Albany, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1922

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s; 1920s; 1930s; 1940s

Notes: Rural commercial photographer in Stearns County.


Brockham, William

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Morris, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1881

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Brockway, Jack C.

Locations:

     Address: 24 East Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1936

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1930s


Bromley, Edward Augustus

Also Known As: Bromley, E. A.

Place of Birth: New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Birth: September 24, 1848

Place of Death: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date of Death: June 21, 1925

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 3434 Tenth Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1912-1913

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s

Notes: Writer-Photographer for the Minneapolis Journal and Minneapolis Times; Collected thousands of negatives of early Minnesota photographers, including Benjamin F. Upton, William Henry Illingworth, Joel Emmons Whitney and others.


Bronson, F. D.

Locations:

     Address: 2745 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1909, 1912

     Address: 1713 East Lake, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1911

     Address: 409 Plymouth Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1913

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Bronson, Frank

Gender: Male

Studio: Bronson Brothers

Locations:

     Address: 52 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1907

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bronson, George A.

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Gender: Male

Studio: Bronson Brothers

Locations:

     Address: 424 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1888-1889

     Address: 430 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1892

     Address: 307 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1892

     Address: 52 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1907

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s

Notes: Established branch gallery at 307 Washington Avenue South.


Brooks,

Locations:

     Address: Little Falls, Minnesota


Brooks, C. R.

Locations:

     Address: Hartford, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Brooks, Elisha A.

Locations:

     Address: 601 1/2 North James Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Brooks , F. I.

Locations:

     Address: 518 1/2 West Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1922-1923

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Brooks , James A.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Brooks, Mrs. O.

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: Mapleton Station, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1882-1883

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Brooks, W. B.

Locations:

     Address: Sauk Centre, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Broome, Robert B.

Gender: Male

Studio: Nowack & Broome

Locations:

     Address: 125 West Third, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884

     Address: 272 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1885

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Brophy, Agnes

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Brown, Bert L.

Gender: Male

Studio: Brown and Giroux

Studio: Brown's Photo Studio

Studio: Brown's Photo Craft Studio

Studio: Brown & Fenney

Studio: Northwestern Photographic Studio, Inc.

Locations:

     Address: 405 Chamber of Commerce Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1912

     Address: 300 Oppenheim Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914-1918

     Address: 101 East Sixth, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1920

     Address: 411 Newton Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1932

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s; 1930s

Successor: Wright, Kenneth Melvin

Notes: Brown was associated with multiple photography businesses; In the 1920s was associated with two businesses at same location (101 East Sixth): Brown's Photo Studio and Northwestern Photographic Studio, Inc.; In 1924-1925 he was vice president of Northwestern Photographic Studio, Inc. and Kenneth M. Wright was secretary and treasurer; Sold out to Kenneth Melvin Wright in 1926


Brown, Buzz

Studio: Buzz Brown Photographic Studios

Locations:

     Address: 160 North Victoria, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s


Brown, C. J.

Locations:

     Address: Mountain Lake, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906, 1910-1914, 1918, 1922

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s; 1920s


Brown, Eliza

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: Henderson, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1882-1883

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Brown, F. B.


Brown, F. E.

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1918

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Brown, F. W.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Brown, Frank K.

Also Known As: Brown, F. K.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 206 1/2 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s


Brown, G. T.

Locations:

     Address: 730 Selby, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Brown, George W.

Also Known As: Brown, G. W.

Studio: Brown & Umber

Locations:

     Address: 438 Wabasha, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1888-1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s


Brown, Herman

Gender: Male

Studio: Eclipse View Company

Locations:

     Address: 714 Palladio Building, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1892-1893

     Address: 106 Fourth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

     Address: 30 Fourth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1897

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Brown, J. A.

Studio: Brown & Eldridge

Studio: Eldridge & Brown

Locations:

     Address: 117 West Third, Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Brown, J. J.

Locations:

     Address: Mountain Lake, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Brown, J. M.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Brown, James A.

Gender: Male

Studio: Brown Photo Company

Locations:

     Address: 2209 Lowry Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Brown, Joseph H.

Gender: Male

Studio: Essery & Brown

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886-1889

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Brown, Mrs. L. W.

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: 321 1/2 South Sixth , Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1900

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Brown, Murray

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Campbell, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

     Address: Breckenridge, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Brown, Phyllis

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Studio: Phyllis Brown Studio

     Address: 518 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1936

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1930s


Brown, Thomas

Also Known As: Brown, Tom

Gender: Male

Studio: Brown's Photo Studio

Locations:

     Address: 1512 Commonwealth Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1920

     Address: Hibbing, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1922-1923

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Brown, V. A.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Brown, W. H.

Locations:

     Address: Red Wing, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s

Notes: Stereographs.


Brown, William

Also Known As: Brown, W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 67 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1873-1874

     Address: 41 Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1874-1880

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s

Successor: Rugg, Arthur B.

Notes: Worked as artist in James McPhee's gallery in 1873.


Brown, William S.

Studio: Brown & Bird

Locations:

     Address: Saint Cloud, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1878-1879

     Address: 119 North Washington, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1881

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s


Brownell, J.

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s

Notes: Stereographs.


Bruce, F. P. D.

Locations:

     Address: 2732 Colfax Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s


Bruggeman, Elaine B.

Gender: Female

Studio: Gopher Studio

Locations:

     Address: Richfield, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s; 1960s


Brundidge, Charles M.

Also Known As: Brundidge, C. M.

Studio: Nye & Brundidge

Locations:

     Address: 16 South Sixth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1904-1905

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Bruns, R. H.

Locations:

     Address: Anoka, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Brush, Bert J.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Preston, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1900-1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Brush, Edmund A.

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan

Date of Birth: April 1866

Gender: Male

Studio: Brush Studios

Studio: E. A. Brush Studio

Locations:

     Address: 9-11 South Fifth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1899-1915

     Address: 640 Shuber Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1911

     Address: 33-35 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906-1920

     Address: 1912 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1922-1925

     Address: 2520 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926-1929

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s

Predecessor: Brush, James A.

Notes: Worked for father, James A. Brush; Took over father's business in 1906; Commercial and illustrative photographer; Specialized in railroad and legal photography in the 1920s.


Brush, James A.

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan

Date of Birth: August 27, 1846 (1847?)

Place of Death: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date of Death: May 22, 1906

Gender: Male

Studio: Brush Studios

Locations:

     Studio: Brush & Company

     Address: 301 South Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1877-1878

     Address: 223 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1878-1882

     Address: 609 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1882-1886

     Address: 601-603-605 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1887-1897

     Address: 33-35 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1897-1905

     Address: 11 South Fifth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: LaCrosse, Wisconsin (?)

     Address: Detroit, Michigan

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s; 1900s

Successor: Brush, Edmund A.

Notes: After his death in 1906, his son Edmund A. Brush, took over the business.


Bryan, S. T.

Locations:

     Address: Young America, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s (?)


Bryant, H.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Hollywood, California

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

     Address: East Third Street, White Bear, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1926

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Buchal, A. J.

Locations:

     Address: White Bear, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1924-1929

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Buchan, Edward F.

Place of Birth: Dover, Wisconsin

Date of Birth: June 11, 1858

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1879

     Studio: Buchan Studio

     Address: Worthington, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1880-1933

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s; 1900s; 1910s; 1920s; 1930s

Predecessor: Giessel

Notes: Learned photography in Saint Paul in 1879; Operated photography business in Worthington for several decades; Sold out to Harry Rickers in 1933.


Buck, Albert O.

Gender: Male

Studio: Buck & Glaser

Locations:

     Address: 27 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1881-1886

     Address: 1001 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1890-1892

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s


Buck, Elmer E.

Gender: Male

Studio: Buck-Harris Studio

Locations:

     Address: 309 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1911-1912

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Buckbee, Charles E.

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

Date of Birth: April 7, 1878

Gender: Male

Studio: Buckbee Mears Company

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1907

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s; 1920s; 1930s; 1940s

Notes: Photo-engraver; Started Buckbee Mears Company in 1907.


Buckland, Mary O.

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: 134 East Broadway, Owatonna, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1928-1929

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bucklin, George W.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 113 North Main, Austin, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1905

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s; 1910s


Bue, Mathias O.

Also Known As: Bue, Matt

Place of Birth: Gudbrandsdalen, Norway

Date of Birth: March 5, 1889

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Norwegian-American

Studio: Bue Studio

Locations:

     Address: Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

     Address: Granite Falls, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1908-1910

     Address: Cottonwood, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1910-1912

     Address: Lanesboro, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1912, 1922

     Address: Houston, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1920

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s; 1930s; 1940s

Predecessor: Hoppelund, A. N.

Predecessor: Bersagel, T. L.

Successor: Fifield, Robert

Successor: Barry, George

Notes: In 1910, bought the gallery of A. N. Hoppelund in Cottonwood; In 1911-1912, took over the Bersagel studio in Lanesboro; Combined business: gift shop and photo studio; In 1945, sold the Lanesboro photo studio to Robert Fifield and George Barry and kept the gift shop.


Buetow, Harry O.

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s, 1920s


Buggy, T. J.

Locations:

     Studio: Taylor & Buggy

     Address: 609 South Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884-1885

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Bull, Harold William

Date of Birth: ca. 1903

Place of Death: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Date of Death: March 1925

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Saint Paul, Minnesota


Bull, Russell

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1930s; 1940s


Bull, William

Place of Birth: Menomonie, Wisconsin

Date of Birth: December 27, 1877

Place of Death: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Date of Death: October 18, 1942

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: White Bear Lake, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1914

     Address: 409 Chamber of Commerce Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1919

     Address: 675 Hague Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1922

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s; 1920s; 1930s

Notes: Employed by Brown's Photo Craft Studio; Employed by Buckbee Mears Company.


Bumm, Alf.

Locations:

     Address: Parker's Prairie, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1920

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1920s


Bunce, Levy B.

Locations:

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Burch, C. A.


Burdick, Osman C.

Studio: Lee & Burdick

Locations:

     Address: Excelsior, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1884

     Address: 301 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: 609 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886-1892

     Address: 225 East Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1891-1892

     Address: 230 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1893-1894

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s

Notes: With John Hale Fouch in 1882-1883.


Burfield, Thomas J.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Norwood, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894-1895

     Address: Waconia, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Burggren, Perry August

Place of Birth: Sweden

Date of Birth: July 7, 1842

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Swedish-American

Locations:

     Address: Hector, Minnesota

     Address: Paxton, Illinois

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Burke, Francis J.

Studio: Burke & Meade

Locations:

     Address: Lake Crystal, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1900, 1902

     Address: Amboy, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902, 1904-1905

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Burkhart,

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Burkowski, Nick P.

Locations:

     Address: 399 Gramsie Road, Shoreview, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1958

     Address: Commerce Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1974

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s; 1970s


Burlingham, Daniel L.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 108 South Main, Stillwater, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s

Notes: Photographers' supplies, retail.


Burnett, G. E.

Also Known As: Burnett, Eugene

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Amboy, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1897-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Burnham, A. F.

Studio: Burnham Photographic Art Studio

Locations:

     Address: Main, Northwest corner of Second Street, Faribault, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1869-1870, 1886-1888

     Address: Faribault, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1878, 1884, 1895

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s; 1870s; 1880s; 1890s

Successor: Peterson, Christian N.

Notes: Stereographs.


Burnham, C. A.

Locations:

     Address: 59 College, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s


Burnham, D. D.

Locations:

     Address: Spring Valley, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s


Burns, E. C.


Burns, Florence M.

Gender: Female

Locations:

     Address: Winona, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Burns, M. W.

Locations:

     Address: 134 West Seventh, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1893-1894

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Burrell, Harry R.

Locations:

     Address: Duluth, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s


Burritt, E. H.

Also Known As: Burritts, E. H.

Studio: Burritt & Pease

Locations:

     Address: 148 Third, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1871

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1860s; 1870s

Notes: Sold books, stationery, Minnesota views.


Burrows, Francis

Studio: F. Burrows & Company

Locations:

     Address: North Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s


Burt, Forbes J.

Locations:

     Address: Winona, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1894

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1890s

Notes: At Fawcett's Photo Gallery in 1894.


Burt, Isaac E.

Also Known As: Burt, I. K. E.

Place of Death: Hennepin County, Minnesota

Date of Death: September 20, 1940

Studio: I. E. Burt Company

Locations:

     Studio: Beal & Burt

     Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1886-1887

     Address: 624 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1895-1899

     Studio: I. E. Burt Portrait Company

     Address: 408 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1890

     Address: 76-78 South Seventh, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1890

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s; 1890s

Notes: Arrived in Minnesota in 1883; Specialized in crayon, watercolor, India ink, and pastel portraiture; In business with Charles H. Beal in 1885-1887.


Burtis, C. E.

Locations:

     Address: 239 Twentieth Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902-1904

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s


Burton, Ralph L.

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: Monroe Avenue, Ortonville, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1902

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1900s

Predecessor: Reed, Roland W.

Successor: Dinnel, Walter

Notes: Employed by Roland W. Reed, later bought Reed's studio.


Burton, Ward C.

Gender: Male

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1880s


Busch, F. T.

Gender: Male

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s

Notes: Traveling photographer.


Butler, William E.

Also Known As: Butler, W. E.

Place of Birth: Maine

Date of Birth: May 1848

Gender: Male

Locations:

     Address: 27 Central Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1875, 1878-1879, 1880-1881

     Address: 29 South Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1879-1880

     Address: Nicollet Island, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     Address: Two Harbors, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1898-1899

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1870s; 1880s; 1890s

Notes: Studied with William H. Jacoby; stereographs.


Byam, W. E.

Locations:

     Address: Grand Rapids, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1912, 1914

Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1910s


Byant, Henry

Locations:

     Address: 613 Ryan Building, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Dates of operation: 1906