Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Charleston, Earl Dodds[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30]

Male 1896 - 1954  (58 years)


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  • Name Charleston, Earl Dodds 
    Born 16 Mar 1896  20 Nov 1954 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1916-1918  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1177 Granville St.
    Elite Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1920-1924  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    612 Davie St.
    Charleston and Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1925-1931  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    612 Davie St.
    Crystal Finish Ltd.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1932-1935  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    137 West Broadway
    Crystal Finish Ltd
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 20 Nov 1954  Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Association Crystal Finish Ltd. (Relationship: Secretary-Treasurer; Photographer; Finisher; Manager) 
    Association Charleston, Mace Earl (Relationship: Father) 
    Association Charleston, Homer Mace (Relationship: Brother) 
    Association Charleston and Company (Relationship: Photographer; Employee; Finisher) 
    Association Elite Studio (Vancouver : II) (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Charleston, Grace Linna (Relationship: Sister) 
    Association Charleston, Beulah Mabel (Relationship: Sister) 
    Association Charleston, Jack Lee (Relationship: Brother) 
    Association Charleston, Colgan Earl (Relationship: Son) 
    Person ID I1097  Camera Workers | C, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1921 Canada census he immigrated in 1912. After working as a photographer for his father at the Elite Studio in Vancouver, he spent a year as a boilermaker before returning to photography with Charleston and Company, his father's new studio.
      His father subsequently started a new business, Crystal Finish Ltd., with which he was associated as a photographer, corporate officer and manager. He was last listed in the 1935 business directory, then moved back to the United States.

  • Sources 
    1. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Earl Dodds Charleston [family tree]
      URL (accessed 7 Jul 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/38336520/person/19222588739/facts

    2. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915).
      Vancouver: not listed

    3. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 541.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl of Elite Studio r 521 Davie

    4. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917), 423.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl photogr r 607 Davie

    5. [S751] HENVAN18, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1918), 441.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D photogr Elite Studio h 615 Davie

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

    7. [S752] HENVAN19, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1919), 448.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D boilermkr Coughlans r 2950 4th E

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

    9. [S753] HENVAN20, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1920), 480.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D photogr Charleston & Co h 1644 6th E

    10. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920).
      Vancouver: not listed

    11. [S754] HENVAN21, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1921), 528.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D photogr Charleston & Co r 607 Davie

    12. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921).
      Vancouver: not listed

    13. [S755] HENVAN22, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1922), 564.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D photogr Charleston & Co h 1644 E 6th

    14. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Vancouver: not listed

    15. [S756] HENVAN23, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1923), 553.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D emp Charleston & Co h 1644 E 6th

    16. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1046.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D fnshr Charleston & Co h 1644 6th av E

    17. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 715.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D fnshr Charleston & Co h 1644 6th av E

    18. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 758.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D photog Crystal Finish h 1521 Arbutus

    19. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 801.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D fnshr Crystal Finish h 2271 Waterloo

    20. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 827.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D fnshr Crystal Finish r 6544 Balsam

    21. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928).
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D of Crystal Finish h 6544 Balsam

    22. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 796.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D mgr Crystal Finish h 6544 Balsam

    23. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 787.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D sec treas Crystal Finish h 6544 Balsam

    24. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 739.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D sec Crystal Finish h 6544 Balsam

    25. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 720.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D sec Crystal Finish h 6544 Balsam

    26. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 255.
      Vancouver: "Charleston Earl D sec-treas Crystal Finish h 6544 Balsam"

    27. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 892.
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D (Florence) sec-treas Crystal Finish r 3935 Rupert

    28. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935).
      Vancouver: Charleston Earl D (Florence) mgr Crystal Finish h 3935 Rupert

    29. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936).
      Vancouver: not listed

    30. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937).
      Vancouver: not listed