Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Falk, Alvin Charles[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21]

Male 1885 - 1952  (66 years)


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  • Name Falk, Alvin Charles 
    Born 28 Aug 1885  Red Oak, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1924  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Specific address undetermined 
    Business Address/Year 1925-1926  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In and after 1926 identified as Victoria Photo Company. 
    Address:
    1186 May St.
    Victoria Photo Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1929-1937  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1763 Fort St.
    Victoria Photo Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Died 21 Apr 1952  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Buried 24 Apr 1952  Royal Oak Burial Park, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Association Victoria Photo Company (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1230  Camera Workers | F, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2018 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Beginning in 1926 he operated as the Victoria Photo Company. In 1927 he was first listed as operating a confectionery business. The Victoria Photo Company was not listed in 1927-1928, then it was listed again with him beginning in 1929 and until 1937. He appears to operated as an independent photographer between 1939 and 1941, the last year he was listed in that occupation. His death registration record indicates he last worked as a partner in a men's clothing store.

  • Sources 
    1. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Victoria: not listed

    2. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1707.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C photog h 2 316 Cook"

    3. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 1262.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C photog h 1190 May"

    4. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 1347.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C photog 1186 May h 1, 1190 same"

    5. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 1461.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C prop Vic Photo h 1 1190 May"

    6. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 1517.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C conf 1763 Fort"

    7. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 1671.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C conf 1763 Fort"

    8. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 1742.
      Victoria: "Falk Olvin [i.e. Alvin] C prop Vic Photo h 1763 Fort"

    9. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1782.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C mgr Vic Photo r 1763 Fort"

    10. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 1777.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C confr and prop Vic Photo 1763 Fort h 1720 Richmond"

    11. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 1761.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C confr and prop Vic Photo 1763 Fort h 1720 Richmond"

    12. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 2129.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C prop Vic Photo and confr 1763 Fort h 1720 Richmond"

    13. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1817.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Ethel) confr 1763 Fort & prop Vic Photo h 1720 Richmond"

    14. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 1605.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Edith) confr 1763 Fort and prop Vic Photo h 1720 Richmond"

    15. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 1517.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Edith) confr 1763 Fort prop Vic Photo h 1720 Richmond"

    16. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 1569.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Edith) h 1720 Richmond"

    17. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 1549.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Edith) photog h 1720 Richmond"

    18. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 1769.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Edith C) photog h 1720 Richmond"

    19. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 1771.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Edith C) photog h 1054 Foul Bay"

    20. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 1773.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Edith C) slsmn h 1054 Foul Bay"

    21. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 1925.
      Victoria: "Falk Alvin C (Edith C) slsmn h 1054 Foul Bay"

    22. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1952-09-004608 (microfilm B13211); digital facsimile URL (accessed 24 Mar 2018): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/09a7ee41-7ba5-4731-a8dd-d96fe31931aa