Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Perry, John[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]

Male 1894 - 1995  (100 years)


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  • Name Perry, John 
    Born 21 Aug 1894  Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1930-1931  Nootka, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Jan 1995  Oliver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Buried 6 Jan 1995  Oliver Cemetery, Oliver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Person ID I1757  Camera Workers | P, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A Lativian immigrant, he and his brother Peter were well-known and well-regarded figures of Nootka Sound beginning in the 1920s. John Perry was listed as a photographer at Nootka in the 1930 through 1932 business directories.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Stamped on verso of prints "J. Perry Nootka, B.C."
    • FORMATS: Postcards.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      John Perry collection

    2. [S666] BVIPA archival records.
      John Perry interview
      Reference code: AAAB7415; recorded in 1987 in Oliver; interview conducted by Kathryn Bridge and Kevin J. Neary


    3. [S1092] Hancock (1990), Eleanor Witton Hancock, (Vancouver, BC: British Columbia Historical Federation, 1990).

    4. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924).
      Nootka: not listed

    5. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 236.
      Nootka: Perry John wchmn

    6. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 253.
      Nootka: Perry John ranching

    7. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 254.
      Nootka: Perry John fox farming

    8. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 432.
      Nootka: Perry John fox farming

    9. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 486.
      Nootka: Perry John fox farming

    10. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 476.
      Nootka: Perry John photogr and trapper

    11. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 422.
      Nootka: Perry John photogr and trapper

    12. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 411.
      Nootka: Perry John photogr and trapper

    13. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 516.
      Nootka: Perry John fur farming

    14. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 643.
      Nootka: Perry John fur farming

    15. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1995-09-000230; digital facsimile URL (accessed 1 July 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/046cc393-19d3-4fc9-8fa9-26eafb631552