Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Baker, Miss Cora Rosalie[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Female 1867 - 1940  (73 years)


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  • Name Baker, Cora Rosalie 
    • VARIANT NAMES: Baker, Corie R.; Baker, Rosalie; Jerry, Rosalie.
    Title Miss 
    Born 11 Apr 1867  Pennsylvania, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gender Female 
    Business Address/Year 1905?-1908?  Seattle, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1909-1910  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1152 Granville St.
    American Studio Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1911-1913  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    118 W. Hastings St., no. 6
    American Studio Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1920  Colville, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 May 1940  Oakland, Alameda County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Association American Studio Company (Relationship: Co-proprietor) 
    Association Baker, Fay Madison (Relationship: Sibling) 
    Person ID I1894  Camera Workers | B, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to a 1920 newspaper article (Colville Examiner, 3 Jul 1920), she had learned the photo trade from Edward S. Curtis. After working in Vancouver, BC, in her own firm, the American Studio Company, she and her younger brother F.M. Baker, who had also operated the studio with her, moved to Colville, WA, where they operated another studio. By 1930 she was living in California.

  • Sources 
    1. [S790] HENVAN08, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1908).
      Vancouver: not listed

    2. [S791] HENVAN09, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1909), 474.
      Vancouver: Baker Rosalie of American Studio Co 1152 Granville lvs same

    3. [S698] HENVAN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 523.
      Vancouver: Baker Cora photogr lvs 1241 Richards

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

    5. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 456.
      Vancouver: Baker Rosalie C with American Studio lvs Fraser Ave

    6. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912).
      Vancouver: not listed

    7. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913), 586.
      Vancouver: Baker Corie R prop American Studio r 1344 Pender W

    8. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914).
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    10. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Cora R. Baker [family tree]
      URL (accessed 13 Mar 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/164714543/person/232145625516/facts