Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

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  • Name Meyers' Studios  
    • VARIANT NAMES: Meyers' Studio; Meyer's Studios.
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1939-1940  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Branch studio 
    Address:
    547 Howe St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1939-1941  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Branch studio 
    Address:
    506 6th St.
    New Westminster, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1941-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Branch studio; continued past 1950 
    Address:
    842 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1941-1950  Nanaimo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Branch studio; continued past 1950 
    Address:
    173 Commercial
    Nanaimo, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1939-1950  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Branch studio; continued past 1950 
    Address:
    645 Yates St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Association Daniels, Betty I. (Relationship: Manager) 
    Association Hamilton, Frank J. (Relationship: Manager) 
    Association Fairfield, Laurence Joseph (Relationship: Branch manager) 
    Association Stockill, Roy A. (Relationship: Branch manager) 
    Association Roach, Irene (Relationship: Manager) 
    Association Thorne, Charles Christian (Relationship: Manager) 
    Association Condon, Patrick (Relationship: Manager) 
    Association Banks, Leslie Osborne (Relationship: Manager) 
    Association Heglin, Clifton A. (Relationship: Photographer; Photo finisher; Apprentice) 
    Association Banyard, Roland (Relationship: Branch manager) 
    Association Johnston, J. Ellen (Relationship: Branch manager; Clerk; Bookkeeper; Receptionist) 
    Association Clowes, Don Churchill (Relationship: Branch manager) 
    Association Morris, Rae (Relationship: Branch manager) 
    Person ID I1054  Camera Workers | M, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2021 

  • Documents
    Meyers' Studios news, <i>Daily Colonist</i>, 11 Jun 1939, p. 11.
    Meyers' Studios news, Daily Colonist, 11 Jun 1939, p. 11.
    A near full-page about its branch openings in Vancouver, Victoria and New Westminster.
    Meyers' Studios ad, <i>Daily Colonist</i>, 11 Jun 1939, p. 11.
    Meyers' Studios ad, Daily Colonist, 11 Jun 1939, p. 11.
    Touting its use of Gevaert films, plates and papers
    Meyers' Studios ad, <i>Daily Colonist</i>, 11 Jun 1939, p. 11.
    Meyers' Studios ad, Daily Colonist, 11 Jun 1939, p. 11.
    Announcing new branches in Vancouver, Victoria and New Westminster.
    Meyers Studios stamp and negative number on verso of print.
    Meyers Studios stamp and negative number on verso of print.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Founded by Charles I. Meyers in Winnipeg, MB, around 1919, the chain had grown to encompass almost all of Canada by 1939 when three of the four branch studios in BC opened.

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] COLLECTION: BVAA.
      Prints

    2. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 11, 11 Jun 1939.
      Articles and ads

    3. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937).
      Vancouver: not listed

    4. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938).
      Vancouver: not listed

    5. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 864.
      Vancouver: Meyers Studios L J Fairfield br mgr photog 547 Howe
      Nanaimo, New Westminster and Victoria: not listed

    6. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 873, 1579 and 1819.
      p. 873: Vancouver: Meyers Studios L J Fairfield br mgr photog 547 Howe
      p. 1579: New Westminster: Meyers Studios D C Clowes br mgr photog 506 6th St
      p. 1819: Victoria: Meyers Studios R Banyard mgr photog 645 Yates
      Nanaimo: not listed

    7. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 204, 880, 1581 and 1825.
      p. 204: Nanaimo: Meyers Studios (L Banks) 173 Coml
      p. 880: Vancouver: Meyers Studios R Stockill br mgr photog 842 Granville
      p. 1581: New Westminster: Myers Studios R Morris br mgr photog 506 6th St
      p. 1825: Victoria: Meyers Studios R Banyard mgr photog 645 Yates

    8. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 204, 908 and 1829.
      p. 204: Nanaimo: Meyers Studios R Stockill mgr photogs 173 Coml
      p. 908: Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton mgr photog 842 Granville"
      p. 1829: Victoria: Meyers Studios R Banyard mgr photog 645 Yates
      New Westminster: not listed

    9. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 204, 944 and 1984.
      p. 204: Nanaimo: Meyers Studio P Condon mgr photog 173 Coml
      p. 944: Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton mgr photog 842 Gran"
      p. 1984: Victoria: Meyers Studios photog 645 Yates
      New Westminster: not listed

    10. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 193, 893 and 1973.
      p. 193: Nanaimo: Meyers Studio R Stockill mgr photogs 173 Coml
      p. 893: Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton mgr photog 842 Gran"
      p. 1973: Victoria: Meyers Studios photog 645 Yates
      New Westminster: not listed

    11. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 211, 904 and 1975.
      p. 211: Nanaimo: Meyers Studio R Stockill mgr photogs 173 Coml
      p. 904: Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton mgr photog 842 Gran"
      p. 1975: Victoria: Meyers Studios Miss J E Johnston br mgr 645 Yates
      New Westminster: not listed

    12. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 235, 1000 and 2111.
      p. 235: Nanaimo: Meyers Studio R Stockill mgr photog 173 Coml
      p. 1000: Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton mgr photog 842 Gran"
      p. 2111: Victoria: Meyers Studios R Banyard br mgr photog 645 Yates

    13. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 162, 881 and ?.
      p. 162: Nanaimo: Meyer's Studios C C Thorne mgr photog 173 Coml
      p. 882: Vancouver: "Meyers Studios Miss B I Daniels br mgr photo 842 Gran"
      p. ?: Victoria: Meyers Studio R Banyard br mgr photog 645 Yates

    14. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Nanaimo: Meyer's Studios Miss I Roach mgr photog 173 Coml
      Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton prov mgr photog 842 Gran"
      Victoria: Meyers Studios R Banyard br mgr photog 645 Yates

    15. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 402.
      Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton prov mgr photos 842 Gran"

    16. [S991] SUNVIC49, (Vancouver, BC: Sun Directories, 1949), 318.
      Victoria: Meyers Studios R Banyard br mgr photog 645 Yates

    17. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 403.
      Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton prov mgr photog 842 Gran"

    18. [S992] BCVIC50, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1950), 255 and 452.
      p. 255: Nanaimo: Meyers Studios Miss I Roach mgr 173 Coml
      p. 452: Victoria: Meyers Studios R Banyard br mgr photog 645 Yates

    19. [S1025] BCVAN51, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1951).
      Vancouver: "Meyers Studios F J Hamilton prov mgr photog 842 Gran"