Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Schwarze, Frederick Henry[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24]

Male 1877 - 1936  (58 years)


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  • Name Schwarze, Frederick Henry 
    Born 28 Jan 1877  Leipzig, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [25, 26
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1918-1919  Nanaimo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Front St.
    Nanaimo, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1920  Nanaimo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    7 Front St.
    Nanaimo, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1921-1924  Nanaimo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    8 Front St.
    Nanaimo, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1925-1936  Nanaimo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Front St.
    Nanaimo, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage Germany? Find all individuals with events at this location  [27, 28
    Bride: Anna Grafe 
    Marriage Nanaimo?, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [26, 30
    Bride: Margaret Charlotte Schultz 
    • He remarried following the death of Anna Schwarze in 1926. [29]
    Died 2 Jan 1936  Nanaimo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Association Schwarze, Norbert Henry (Relationship: Assistant photographer; Photographer) 
    Association Schwarze, Henry Frederick (Relationship: Son) 
    Association Schwarze, Norbert Henry (Relationship: Son) 
    Association Schwarze, Margarete Anna Gertrud (Relationship: Assistant photographer; Photographer) 
    Association Schwarze, Margarete Anna Gertrud (Relationship: Daughter) 
    Association Schwarze, Hildegard Ann (Relationship: Daughter) 
    Association Schwarze, Henry Frederick (Relationship: Assistant photographer; Photographer) 
    Association Schwarze, Hildegard Ann (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Schwarze, Margaret Charlotte (Relationship: Spouse) 
    Person ID I2037  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 21 May 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial; Photo supplies.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1921 Canada census he immigrated from Germany in 1912, with his wife and four children following a year later. According to Grant (2002, p. 23), he purchased Howard King's Nanaimo photography business in 1913. Schwarze worked as a photographer and photographic goods supplier in Nanaimo from the 1910s to the 1930s. His children all worked with him as photographers. He remarried after his first wife died in 1926 and his second wife, following his death, partnered with one of his sons as Schwarze's Photo and Art Studio.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface may be titled, dated and marked "Schwarze Photo" or "F. Schwarze, phot".

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

    2. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Prints

    3. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of BC, District no. 19, Enumeration sub-district no. 36 in Nanaimo City, p. 8, line 46

    4. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Nanaimo: not listed

    5. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Nanaimo: Schwarze F photographer and photographer's supplies Front street

    6. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 387.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze F photographer photographers' supplies Front

    7. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 380.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze F photographer photographers' supplies 7 Front r 330 Comox rd

    8. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 392.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze F photographer photo supplies 8 Front r 330 Comox rd

    9. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 435.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze F photographer photo supplies 8 Front r 330 Comox rd

    10. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 359.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze F photographer photo supplies 8 Front r 330 Comox rd

    11. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 203.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze F photog and supplies 8 Front r 330 Comox

    12. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 209.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk photog Front h 330 Comox

    13. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 225.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk photog Front h 330 Comox

    14. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 226.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk photog Front h 330 Comox

    15. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 405.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk photog Front h 330 Comox

    16. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 455.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk photog Front h 331 Wesley

    17. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 446.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk photog Front h 331 Wesley

    18. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 393.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk photog Front h 331 Wesley

    19. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 384.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk photog Front h 331 Wesley

    20. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 488.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk (Margt) photog Front h 331 Wesley

    21. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 619.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk (Margt) photog Front h 331 Wesley

    22. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 289.
      Nanaimo: Schwarze Fredk (Margt) photog Front h 331 Wesley

    23. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 236.
      Nanaimo: not listed but Schwarze Margt wid h 331 Wesley

    24. [S303] Grant (2002), Peter Grant, (Victoria, B.C.: TouchWood Editions, 2002), 23.

    25. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1936-09-509139 (microfilm B13155)

    26. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Frederick Hienrich Schwarze [family tree]
      URL (accessed 20 May 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/18589971/person/1325475990/facts

    27. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of BC, District no. 19, Enumeration sub-district no. 36 in Nanaimo City, p. 8, line 47

    28. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Margarete Anna G Schwarze [daughter]
      Registration no. 1926-09-303087 (microfilm B13751); digital facsimile URL (accessed 17 May 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b6151fcb-21f0-42f9-a708-8a3519442054

    29. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Anna Schwarze
      Registration no. 1926-09-372616 (microfilm B13129)

    30. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Margaret C. Schwarze
      Registration no. 1957-09-004767 (microfilm B13232); digital facsimile URL (accessed 18 May 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b927b48a-10f5-4bb5-b6a3-20059e0b8021