Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Button, Frederick[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11]

Male 1877 - 1962  (84 years)


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  • Name Button, Frederick 
    Nickname Fred 
    Born 15 Dec 1877  Saltfleet, Lincolnshire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1900s-1910s  Prince Rupert, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Nov 1962  Lubbock, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I2210  Camera Workers | B, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial?
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the Northword Magazine article, he and his wife immigrated in 1905 and settled in Lethbridge, AB, in 1906. They moved to Prince Rupert, BC, in the late 1900s. He photographed in Prince Rupert, Port Simpson and other points along the Skeena River in the late 1900s and early 1910s.
      He and his wife moved to Burkburnett, TX, in 1918 or 1919 and later to Lubbock, TX.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface may be titled, dated and captioned "F. Button Photo. Pr. Rupert. [No.] 198."
    • FORMATS: Postcards.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Prints

    2. [S731] COLLECTION: BPRA.
      Negatives and digital facsimiles

    3. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 983.
      Prince Rupert: Buton [sic] Fred miner

    4. [S794] HENPR10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 55.
      Prince Rupert: Button Frank real estate h Borden St

    5. [S799] HENPR13, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1913), 55.
      Prince Rupert: Button Fred of the F Button Co res 814 Borden St
      Prince Rupert: Button F Co (The) (Fred Button) real est 336 2nd Ave

    6. [S800] HENPR14, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1914), 63.
      Prince Rupert: Button Fred of The F Button Co res 814 Borden St
      Prince Rupert: Button F Co (The) (Fred Button) real est 336 2nd Ave

    7. [S1035] WRIGHT16, F.S. Wright, comp., (Prince Rupert, BC: F.S. Wright, 1916), 84.
      Prince Rupert: Button F & wife agent 2nd Ave W lives 820 Borden St

    8. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Prince Rupert: not listed

    9. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919).
      Prince Rupert: not listed

    10. [S1036] WRIGHT20, F.S. Wright, comp., (Prince Rupert, BC: F.S. Wright, 1920).
      Prince Rupert: not listed

    11. [S1139] Northword Magazine (Web site), (Smithers, BC: Northword Magazine), 31 Jan 2011.
      "The Fred Button notebooks"
      URL (accessed 11 Aug 2021): https://northword.ca/february-2011/the-fred-button-notebooks

    12. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Frederick (Fred) Button [family tree]
      URL (accessed 14 Aug 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/171565600/person/122226383471/facts