Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Gold, Wilmer Hazelwood[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1893 - 1992  (98 years)


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  • Name Gold, Wilmer Hazelwood 
    Born 30 Apr 1893  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1940-1951  Youbou, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1934-1970  Vancouver Island, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 14 Apr 1992  Duncan, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 21 Apr 1992  Royal Oak Burial Park, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I1094  Camera Workers | G, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial; Cinematographer.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According Gilean Douglas' introduction to Gold's 1985 pictorial history of logging on Vancouver Island, Gold and his wife moved to Victoria from Banff, Alberta, in 1933. From 1934 onwards the family tavelled up and down Vancouver Island taking photographs. They eventually settled in Youbou.

      After learning how to make movies in California, Gold produced his first film, "Logging on Vancouver Island".

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.

    2. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939).
      Youbou: not listed

    3. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 423.
      Youbou: "Gold Wilmer photog"

    4. [S992] BCVIC50, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1950), 415.
      Youbou: "Gold Wilmer H photog"

    5. [S1001] Gold (1985), Wilmer Gold, (Victoria, B.C.: Morriss Pub., 1985), NW 634.982 G618.

    6. [S652] BVIPA death registration.
      Registration no. 1992-09-008551; digital facsimile URL (accessed 26 Jul 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/dfc159bd-2308-4f25-917b-1b9c6140c6ce

    7. [S726] BVIPA baptism index.
      Baptized 3 Sep 1893; birth date, 30 Apr 1893