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Subject: Re: [CLARK-CHAMP] List of photographers
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2007 09:57:59 EDT

In a message dated 4/14/2007 8:52:44 AM Eastern Daylight Time,

Joan, these are all in Springfield and all look to be late 1800's -- early

Spellman --- Arcade Studio ++++ Is shown in book has no date (Note book
only goes to 1900) so studio would have been before 1900

Imperial Studio - ++++ Not in book

Cockran Studio - No Cockran but there is a Cochran, W. J. 1896-99

Star Gallery - ++++ None in Springfield, however there are the following in
other cities: Star & Crescent Art Gallery, Mt. Vernon, 1899; Star Ferrotype
Gallery in Cincinnati, at 373 Vine Street, 1892-94 and at 1023 Vine, 1895-96;
also Star Photograph Gallery at 425 Vine in Cincinnat, 1879.

Col. Leffel's Studio - ++++No Col. Leffel, however there is a Leffel, Joseph
listed in Franklin and Springfield, 1899.

Baumgardners Studio- ++++J.A. Baumgardner, Springfield, 1888-97, Lancaster,
1896-97; There are other Baumgardner Studios in other cities.

Kendall Studio-++++E.E. Kendall, New Straitsville, 1896-97; no other Kendall

M. M. Fox - Arcade Studio-++++M.M. Fox, Springfield 1899

-- M. Fletcher or Pletcher or something similar to that.-++++No Pletcher,
and the only Fletcher listed (there are three) are in Massillion years ranging
from 1853 thru 11873 with M. M. Fletcher being 1872-73.

For reference, these are from List of Ohio Photographers by Diane VanSkiver

Hope this is helpful to you. Joan

Thanks for any help. Marilyn

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