Photographers of Rochester
1861 - 1946

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This list of photographers came from the business section of the Rochester, NY city directories from 1861 to 1946.

When a name of a photographer is on a family photo, this list can be used to determine when a photograph was taken by looking when a photographer was active. Some photograph also have an address on them which might help to narrow down the time period when the photo was taken.

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Name Years Address Notes
Abrams, Clarence J. 1916 - 1919 60 East Ave.  
Abrams, Samuel J. 1916 168 W. Main St.  
Acker, John W. 1923 411 E. Main St.  
1924 - 1926 230 N. Clinton Ave.  
1927 - 1932 140 Franklin St.  
1933 132 W. Main St.  
1934 408 E. Main St.  
1935 - 1936 142 State St.  
Age-Lis Studio 1922 - 1923 66 S. Clinton Ave, room 3  
1926 - 1933 145 Shepard St.  
Age-Lis Photo Print Co. 1937 - 1939 42 N. Clinton Ave.  
1943 80 East Ave., room 208  
1945 - 1946 16 State St., room 205  
Alexander, Joh H. 1939 - 1942 5 St. Paul St., room 530 Commercial
Allen, Herbert W. 1909 - 1913 255 E. Main St.  
1914 - 1916 257 E. Main St.  
Allen, Louis E. 1907 255 E. Main St.  
1908 156 and 255 E. Main St.  
1909 - 1924 156 E. Main St.  
1925 - 1931 14 Franklin St., room 403  
1932 - 1935 80 East Ave., room 301  
Allen Studio 1936 80 East Ave., room 301  
Allen, Miss Pearl T. 1904 - 1909 128 Glenwood Ave.  
Amer, William G. 1926 - 1927 176 Alphonse St.  
1941 - 1942 68 Cortland St. Commercial
Anselmi Studio 1925 49 Chestnut St., room 608  
Apex Photo Studios 1937 - 1938 206 Lyell Ave.  
Appedole, Edward W. 1921 104 East Ave. Commercial
Arend, W. W. 1892 37 Mason St.  
Armstrong, Frederick M. 1920 4 Paul Place  
1923 - 1924 704 South Ave.  
1932 - 1934 403 South Ave.  
Artcraft Portraits 1931 37 Stonewood Ave.  
Artographic Studios, The 1942 - 1945 1900 N. Clinton Ave.  
Ashton of Hollywood 1945 - 1946 199 East Ave.  
Atlas Air Map 1929 - 1933 82 St. Paul St., room 608  
Aulabaugh Studio 1939 311 Alexander St., room 312  
Aylsworth, John B. 1900 261 S. Clinton Ave.  
Bachelder, John 1911 - 1912 152 W. Main St.  
Bacon & Co. 1870 55 Main St.  
Bacon & Carnall 1871 55 Main St. Franklin W. Bacon & W. F. Carnall
Bacon, Franklin W. (& Co.) 1872 - 1883 55 E. Main St.  
1884 - 1890 118 E. Main St.  
Bacon, Franklin W. & Son 1891 - 1893 254 E. Main St.  
Bacon, Franklin W. 1894 254 E. Main St.  
1895 - 1898 12 Grove  
Bader, F. Emile 1906 - 1907 156 E. Main St.  
Baker, N. Byron 1866 - 1868 Over 18 Buffalo St.  
1871 - 1873 Brockport  
Barbeau, Frank R. 1919 30 E. Main St.  
Barber & Streb 1925 62 State St., room 316  
Barhydt, J. 1873 - 1874 82 State St.  
Barhydt Photograph Parlors 1875 82 State St.  
Barker, Vincent F. 1938 - 1943 17 Gibbs St.  
1944 - 1946 104 East Ave., room 101  
Barone, Stanley 1915 72 North St.  
1923 - 1926 10 Ontario St.  
Barrattini, Frank 1941 - 1946 24 Walnut St. Commercial
Barrisilli, John 1929 519 State St.  
Barry & McPhillips 1911 318 State St.  
Beaux Arts Studio 1932 249 E. Main St.  
Berger, Jacob E. 1913 159 N. Clinton Ave.  
1914 159 N. Clinton Ave. and 37 E. Main St.  
1915 - 1916 159 N. Clinton Ave.  
1917 - 1918 159 N. Clinton Ave. and 341 Central Ave.  
1919 159 N. Clinton Ave.  
Bicknell & Buchhecker 1891 - 1902 64 Spring Continues as August Buckhecker
Biret, E. Sherwood 1916 - 1917 564 Monroe Ave.  
1918 - 1922 560 Monroe Ave.  
1923 - 1931 510 Park Ave.  
1932 - 1935 14 Franklin St., room 403  
Blackstone Studios 1941 77 South Ave., room 307  
Blan-Cor Photo Studio 1937 64 N. Clinton Ave., room 3  
Bloomfield, Howard 1939 971Chili Ave.  
Boardman, William H. 1918 - 1943 1060 South Ave.  
Bonkowski, William J. 1935 31 Gibbs St., room 102  
Bothwick, Elliott W. 1922 112 S. Clinton Ave.  
Bostwick, J. A. 1892 158 E. Main St.  
Bowdish & Hoagland 1884 - 1886 94 Arcade Commercial
Bowdish, Ray & Austin 1887 94 Arcade  
Bowdish, R. F. 1888 94 Arcade  
Bowdish & Nash 1889 94 Arcade  
Bowdish, J. H. 1890 94 Arcade  
Brakne, Joseph 1916 - 1917 577 Hudson Ave.  
Braknes, Joseph 1918 577 Hudson Ave.  
Braknis, Joseph J. 1919 133 S. Clinton Ave.  
1920 - 1946 577 Hudson Ave.  
Brant, Lewis W. 1911 70 South Ave.  
Brehm, Fred W. 1907 - 1910 134 South Ave.  
1913 - 1917 224 E. Main St.  
Brockenshire, W. F. 1871 Churchville  
1872 Brockport  
Brown, Arthur L. 1941 - 1943 84 Exchange St., room 104 Commercial
Brown, Claude A. 1932 - 1934 84 Exchange St., room 106  
Brown, Howard L. 1928 - 1933 620 E. Main St.  
Brown, Roscoe D. 1941 - 1943 84 Exchange St., room 104 Commercial
Brunnett, Joseph J. 1934 - 1937 546 Hayward St.  
Buckhecker, August B. 1903 - 1925 64 Spring August died about 1925
Buckmyer, Frank J. 1895 - 1902 138 E. Main St.  
Bungalow Studios 1931 80 East Ave., room 301  
Bunnell, Charles E. 1897 - 1917 21 Bly St.  
1918 - 1926 89 E. Main St.  
Bunnell Commercial Photo 1931 - 1946 21 Bly St. Commercial
Burger, Arthur W. 1908 - 1910 224 E. Main St.  
Burke, Fred W. 1924 751 W. Main St.  

 

Name Years Address Notes
Calhoun, Edward E. 1902 - 1903 154 E. Main St.  
1904 - 1909 52 East Ave.  
Camera Art Co. 1938 - 1940 36 St. Paul St., room 220  
1942 - 1945 12 Andrews St.  
Campbell, Hal Photos 1946 72 East Ave., room 6  
Campbell, Mrs. John M. 1911 - 1915 231 Webster Ave.  
Campbell, Mrs. Minnie B. 1916 - 1920 231 Webster Ave.  
1936 - 1937 rear231 Webster Ave.  
Card, George A. 1904 - 1906 291 St. Paul  
1907 - 1908 18 South Ave.  
1909 181 North St.  
1910 203 Central Ave.  
Carhart, Harry D. 1914 - 1915 57 S. Clinton Ave.  
Carnall, W. H. 1872 - 1873 18 W. Main St.  
Case Studio 1925 16 State St., room 518  
Caseman, Frederick 1896 44 State St.  
Chamberlain & Denio 1912 159 N. Clinton Ave.  
Chick, Robert C. 1939 - 1940 43 East Ave. Commercial
1941 - 1942 200 Andrews St., 4th floor Commercial
Chick, Robert C. Inc. 1943 - 1946 193 East Ave.  
Chiella, Frank A. 1934 - 1935 15 Skuse St.  
Chippendale, Albert J. 1932 673 S. Clinton Ave.  
Chlebowski, Ignacy 1920 159 N. Clinton Ave.  
Cimmaruta, Enrico 1900 - 1903 170 E. Main St.  
1904 - 1915 1275 E. Main St.  
1916 - 1920 978 Exchange St.  
Cistar, Louis 1932 236 State St.  
Clark, Evan P. 1913 142 State St.  
1914 - 1916 102 State St.  
Coffee, Daniel M. 1912 126 S. Clinton Ave.  
Collson, A. E. 1897 164 E. Main St.  
Collver, Tracy C. 1915 94 State St.  
Commercial Photo Co. 1921 127 East Ave  
1922 - 1926 213 East Ave., room 18  
1927 - 1941 43 East Ave.  
1942 - 1943 15 Gibbs St.  
1944 - 1946 15 James St.  
Comunale, Dominick 1936 - 1937 406 Scio St.  
1938 - 1939 36 St. Paul St., room 212 and 406 Scio St.  
1940 - 1942 406 Scio St.  
Comunale Studios 1940 - 1941 5 St. Paul St., room 303  
Comunale, Frank 1920 - 1924 232 Scio St.  
1925 - 1935 406 Scio St.  
Conner, Mervyn 1917 102 State St.  
Conway Bros. 1910 704 South Ave.  
Conway, Reginald J. 1911 - 1921 704 South Ave.  
Conway Photo Studio 1922 - 1923 142 State St.  
Conway Industrial Photo Co. 1924 - 1944 17 E. Main St.  
1945 - 1964 164 Andrews St.  
Cook, Joseph J. 1923 81 Arcade  
1924 - 1932 16 E. Main St.  
Cooksley, Frederick S. 1913 - 1920 568 Averill Ave.  
Coox, Irving 1925 - 1941 280 North St.  
Cornell & Saunders 1892 - 1894 16 State St.  
Cowles, William W. 1911 - 1913 520 Hayward Ave.  
1914 3 Milburn St.  
1915 1310 Dewey Ave. and 3 Milburn St.  
1916 - 1918 3 Milburn St.  
Cox, Mrs. Amy C. 1945 - 1946 274 Genesee St.  
Crandall & LeBaron 1931 210 East Ave., room 6  
Crawford, James R. 1908 270 E. Main St. Commercial
1913 152 W. Main St.  
Crocker, J. G. & Co. 1861 40 & 42 State St.  
Croft Portrait Studio 1945 78 James  
Crossman, Benjamin P. 1872 - 1877 120 State St.  
1878 - 1883 114 State St.  
1885 - 1896 150 State St.  
Croston, Charles H. 1898 150 State St.  
1909 - 1912 12 Churchlea Place Finisher
Curtiss, Chadwick & Gates 1871 - 1872 114 State St. W. Curtiss, C. E. Chadwick & M. E. gates
Curtiss, Walter E. 1874 68½ State St.  
1889 1 Ames  
Daly, Wm. L. 1935 - 1943 190 Brunswick St.  
D'Amanda, Luygi 1905 - 1906 426 North St.  
D'Amanda, Louis 1907 - 1910 420 North St.  
1911 - 1923 426 North St.  
1924 - 1931 419 North St.  
Davis, Charles H. 1883 75 E. Main St.  
1884 - 1887 138 E. Main St.  
1888 - 1891 158 E. Main St.  
Davis, Paul W. 1940 - 1946 204 Spruce St. Commercial
DeHart, Edward 1899 65 E. Main St.  
Delavau Studio 1938 - 1945 840 Dewey Ave., room 4  
1946 818 Dewey Ave., room 4  
Delavau, Robert W. 1936 - 1942 328 Selye Terrace  
1943 329 Selye Terrace  
DeLucie, Joseph 1928 94 S. Clinton Ave.  
Delvizis, Michael 1928 - 1932 170 W. Main St.  
1933 126 W. Main St.  
1934 170 W. Main St.  
DeMarie, Andrew G. 1927 247 North St. Commercial
Dengler & Rawlinson 1907 30 E. Main St.  
Dengler, Mrs. Lucy 1908 - 1918 30 E. Main St.  
Denio, William H. 1905 - 1906 28 State St.  
Denio, William Harry 1907 - 1912 1 East Ave.  
Denio, W. Harry 1913 60 East Ave.  
1916 174 E. Main St.  
Denis Studio 1944 111 East Ave.  
DeWolf, Henry 1941 - 1942 92 Mortimer St., room 7  
DiBello, Antonio 1914 9 Julia St.  
DiCesare, Martorano 1926 - 1928 221 Brown St.  
Dignum, Wm. H. & Co. 1878 121 State St.  
DiNunzio, Joseph N. 1926 - 1936 64 Spring St. Commercial
Dollar Studios Inc. 1929 130 N. Clinton Ave.  
Dominuco, Michelangelo 1931 - 1940 368 North St.  
Donaldson, John 1938 - 1939 90 Lake Ave.  
Donaldson, Mrs. Mable 1940 - 1942 90 Lake Ave.  
Donovan, H. T. 1893 62 State St. Retoucher
Draper, W. J. & Son 1937 - 1942 576 Monroe Ave. Commercial
Dumble & LeClear 1875 44 State St.  
Dumble, Albert E. (& Co.) 1876 - 1895 44 State St.  
Dumble, Albert E. 1896 254 E. Main St. and 371 Hudson Ave.  
Dunbar, Edwin C. 1928 16 E. Main St., room 65  
1935 - 1946 115 Flanders St.  
Dunshee Brothers 1864 - 1871 Gould Bldg., over 14 State St. & 68½ State St. Cornelius E. and Edward S. (of Boston) Dunshee
1872 - 1873 14 State St.  
Dunshee, C. E. 1874 - 1882 14 State St.  
Dunshee, H. S. 1871 - 1873 68½ State St.  

 

Name Years Address Notes
East Avenue Studio 1920 - 1929 60 East Ave.  
Eastman, Charles S. 1880 - 1881 110 State St.  
Ellis & Coons 1921 717 S. Clinton Ave.  
Ellis Studio, The 1922 704 South Ave.  
Ellis Art Portraits 1932 60 East Ave.  
Ellis Art Studio 1932 544 S. Plymouth Ave.  
Ercole Film Co. 1921 62 Angelo St.  
Ernisse, Charles 1903 261 S. Clinton Ave.  
Ernst, Frederick 1907 - 1910 156 State St.  
Ewart & Post 1896 48 Peart Place  
Ewing, Charles J. 1937 - 1945 14 Franklin St., room 402  
Farmer, Earl L. 1926 - 1927 123 W. Main St. Commercial
1928 328 E. Main St., room 319 Commercial
Farquharson & Withall 1902 48 East Ave.  
1903 - 1911 50 East Ave.  
1912 - 1915 56 East Ave.  
1916 - 1923 2 Atlas St.  
Farrer, Arth 1932 237 N. Clinton Ave.  
Fay, Morris A. 1909 176 West Ave.  
1920 746 Jay St.  
1921 142 State St.  
Felous, Felix 1931 60 East Ave.  
Filsno, Carl V. 1936 - 1937 80 East Ave., room 209  
1938 15 Gibbs St.  
1939 - 1943 15 James St.  
Fisher, Mrs. S. M. 1866 184 State St.  
Fisher, William J. 1911 - 1918 28 Monroe Ave.  
Five Dollar Photo Co. 1929 477 N. Goodman St.  
Ford, Frank S. 1876 45 E. Main St.  
Forgione, Achille 1927 - 1946 328 State St.  
Fournaise, Louis C. 1901 - 1903 94 State St.  
1904 - 1905 150 State St.  
Fox & Gates 1866 - 1869 40 & 42 State St. J Marsden Fox & Menzo E. Gates
Fox, J. Marsden 1870 - 1872 40 & 42 State St.  
Fox, J. Marsden (& Co.) 1887 - 1890 64 Spring St.  
Franczek, Joseph 1915 - 1919 142 State St.  
Frank, Robert G. 1892 - 1893 371 Hudson Ave.  
Freeman, Dudley 1903 52 East Ave.  
Freeman, Sumner J. 1909 273 E. Main St.  
1910 5 N. Clinton Ave.  
1911 - 1913 7 N. Clinton Ave.  
1914 - 1917 133 S. Clinton Ave.  
Freher, Eugene J. 1923 - 1929 123 W. Main St.  
1931 103 W. Main St., room 7  
Furlong, Joseph H. 1916 208 E. Main St.  
Furlong, William M. 1903 - 1906 15 East Ave.  
1907 - 1911 23 East Ave.  
1913 27 East Ave.  
1914 - 1928 58 S. Clinton Ave.  
Furlong-White Studio 1928 - 1929 158 E. Main St., room 604  
1931 - 1933 27 S. Clinton Ave., room 118  
Furlong, William M. 1934 - 1935 27 S. Clinton Ave., room 118  
Furlong Studio 1936 - 1946 27 S. Clinton Ave., room 118  
Furman, Robert. H. 1877 - 1880 82 State St.  
1881 - 1883 58 State St.  
1884 - 1886 62 State St.  

 

Gales, Margaret 1941 47 N. Clinton Ave.  
Gandolf, Walter F. 1920 615 S. Clinton Ave.  
Garlick Deluxe Studio 1946 724 N. Winton Rd.  
Gates & Gregg 1870 16 Buffalo St.  
Gebhardt, Charles C. 1866 State, near Brown  
Gibbs, Wesley S. 1907 15 East Ave.  
Gilfus, Frank H. 1912 139 S. Clinton Ave. Commercial
Gioseffi, Biagio 1926 408 W. Main St.  
Gioseffi, Benjamin A. 1927 - 1946 510 W. Main St.  
Godfrey, Geo. W. & Co. 1864 - 1871 Over 81 Main St. AKA Sunbeam Picture Gallery
1872 - 1883 81 E. Main St.  
Godfrey, Geo. W. 1884 - 1887 146 E. Main St.  
Goetz, John 1903 138 E. Main St.  
1904 - 1905 211 N. Clinton Ave.  
Goetz Bros. 1906 211 N. Clinton Ave.  
Goetz, Charles L. 1907 - 1910 211 N. Clinton Ave.  
1911 - 1927 237 N. Clinton Ave  
1933 - 1942 72 East Ave.  
Gold Tone Studios Inc. 1937 130 S. Clinton Ave., room 6  
1941 - 1944 12 Andrews St.  
1945 39 State St.. Room 605 and 12 Andrews St.  
1946 28 S. Union St.  
Golden, C. L. 1937 - 1938 249 Monroe Ave.  
Gordon Studio 1924 - 1932 81 East Ave., room 3  
1934 - 1936 197 East Ave.  
1937 - 1943 80 East Ave.  
Gould, Theodore A. 1864 - 1866 119½ Main St.  
1867 88 Brown St.  
Grandee, Mrs. Esther J. 1933 353 E. Main St.  
Grandee, Justin C. 1934 - 1940 5 St. Paul St., room 322  
Graphic Photo Studio 1940 - 1943 115 Saratoga Ave.  
Graves & Stead 1905 19 S. Clinton Ave.  
Graves, Nathan R. 1906 - 1908 19 S. Clinton Ave.  
1909 - 1912 414 Hayward Bldg. Horticultural
1913 - 1921 84 Exchange St. Horticultural
Greek, Harry B. 1901 261 S. Clinton Ave.  
Gregg, Sherman 1876 - 1883 78 State St.  
1884 - 1890 94 State St.  
Groff, William 1926 - 1929 1531 Lake Ave.  
Guariglia, Generoso 1924 429 W. Main St.  
Guerin, J. Charles 1910 - 1917 342 Cutler Bldg.  
1918 - 1919 58 S. Clinton Ave.  
Gurtler, Charles M. 1917 62 State St.  
Gutland, Edward C. 1917 77 St. Paul St. Specialty printers for the advertiser
Hale, Benjamin F. 1864 - 1871 Over 75 Main St.  
1872 - 1882 75 E. Main St.  
1885 - 1894 150 State St.  
Hallock, Maurice G. 1900 189 Lake Ave.  
Hammond, Dana H. 1904 - 1906 102 State St.  
1907 - 1908 91 State St.  
Handley, Frank 1911 35 Arcade  
Harris, Walter P. 1940 - 1941 133 Gregory St.  
Hart, Clyde M. 1903 - 1908 65 State St. Commercial
Heberger & Schreiner 1893 166 State St.  
Heberger, John N. 1894 112 State St.  
Heberger & Taylor 1895 112 E. Main St.  
Heberger, John N. 1896 - 1900 94 State St.  
1901 - 1909 196 E. Main St.  
1910 31 N. Clinton Ave.  
1911 - 1946 35 N. Clinton Ave.  
Hedley & Kellogg 1873 96 State St.  
Hedley, E. C. 1879 120 State St.  
Hedley, L. C. 1874 - 1877 96 State St.  
Heffner, Wm. J. 1938 271 S. Clinton Ave.  
Heinrich-Tamara Studio 1941 - 1942 31 Gibbs St., room 102  
Heinrich Tamara 1943 - 1945 81 N. Clinton Ave., 2nd floor  
1946 83 N. Clinton Ave.  
Hendrickson, I. B. 1896 166 State St.  
Hendershot, Clyde E. 1911 - 1916 156 State St.  
Hendershott, M. 1887 49 Asylum St.  
Hibbard, Norman V. 1904 62 S. Clinton Ave.  
1905 - 1907 273 E. Main St.  
1921 48 E. Main St. Commercial
Hickox, William C. 1923 - 1924 140 Gibbs St.  
1929 - 1932 5 Grove Place  
1933 - 1936 100 Scio St.  
Hodges, Franklin F. 1913 609 Joseph Ave.  
Hooper, Charles G. 1932 - 1933 1605 E. Main St.  
Hopwood, Thomas H. 1869 85 Smith's Block  
Hough, E. K. & S. E. 1883 14 State St.  
Hower, Mrs. Ida L. 1923 49 Chestnut St., room 201  
1932 - 1933 77 South Ave., room 212  
1935 72 Franklin St., room 304  
Hoyt, Dudley 1897 - 1899 61 East Ave.  
1900 - 1906 23 East Ave.  
Hungerford, Arthur Edward 1924 186 East Ave., room 6  
Hungerford, Edith I. 1927 - 1932 186 East Ave.  
Hungerford, Ned 1925 - 1932 186 East Ave.  
Hutchison, James 1932 160 Campbell St.  

 

Name Years Address Notes
Industrial Photo Co. 1923 17 E. Main St.  
Jaffe, Reuben 1914 - 1921 548 Hudson Ave.  
Jaffeson, Reuben 1922 - 1946 548 Hudson Ave.  
Jaffeson, Robert 1911 - 1913 567 Hudson Ave.  
Jager, Joseph C. 1895 64 Romeyn St.  
1916 - 1917 77 Nicholson St.  
1918 - 1919 71 Nicholson St.  
Jones, E. A. 1898 208 E. Main St.  
Johnson, Neville G. Studio Inc. 1918 1 East Ave.  
Jones, Leland V. 1933 - 1935 62 State St., room 404 Commercial
Josaphat Studio 1918 188 S. Clinton Ave., room 21  
Judd, Sherman 1925 272 East Ave.  

 

Name Years Address Notes
Kamb, Michael 1918 - 1919 65 Harris St.  
Kasbohm & Piper 1907 138 Benton St.  
Kempe, Julius. J. 1866 47 Main St.  
Kent, John H. 1869 - 1878 58 State St.  
1879 - 1883 20 State St.  
1884 - 1896 24 State St.  
1897 - 1901 48 East Ave.  
Knapp, F. 1889 138 E. Main St.  
Knight, F. Lloyd 1940 - 1944 42 Allen St.  
Kolken, Albert 1932 99 W. Main St.  
Kreag, Jane 1937 - 1939 31 Gibbs St.  
Kuhn, Louis 1902 - 1903 568 Lake Ave.  
Kuhn, Louis & Maurice H. 1904 281 E. Main St.  
Kuhn, Louis 1905 247 E. Main St.  
1910 - 1912 128 Glenwood Ave.  
Landbeck, Wm. H. 1864 - 1867 41 Front  
Landbeck, Mrs. Wm. H. 1868 41 Front  
Lara Quality Photo Service 1927 75 W. Broad St.  
Lara, Mae G. 1933 - 1934 67 Spring St.  
Lara Photo Inc. 1935 - 1940 84 Exchange St., room 103  
Lara Commercial Photo Co. 1941 70 Exchange St., room 107  
1942 - 1943 17 Mt. Hope Ave.  
Lara, Harold W. 1946 84 Exchange St., room 104  
Laurenti, Guido 1918 - 1919 102 State St.  
Laurenti, Domenico 1920 328 State St.  
Laurenti, Guido 1921 328 State St.  
Laurenti & Anselmi 1921 328 State St.  
Laurenti & Forgioni 1922 - 1924 328 State St.  
1925 - 1926 328 State St.  
Laurenti, Guido & Co. 1926 - 1929 368 North St.  
Laurenti, Guido 1934 - 1937 419 North St.  
1938 310 Portland Ave. Portrait
LeBaron, Jules W. 1928 17 S. Clinton Ave., room 408  
LeClear, A. A. 1876 80 State St.  
Ledlie, Hugh 1909 94 Arcade  
Lee, Wm. J. 1887 - 1902 62 State St.  
Lehnkering, August L. 1876 70 State St.  
1878 - 1880 75 E. Main St.  
1881 - 1883 87 E. Main St.  
1884 158 E. Main St.  
1885 - 1895 208 E. Main St.  
1897 - 1921 24 State St.  
1922 - 1924 16 State St., room 518  
LeJames Studio 1945 - 1946 598 Lake Ave.  
Leon Freres Studio 1936 - 1946 36 W. Main St. (Powers Hotel), room 116  
LeRoe, Photo Studio 1937 532 Portland Ave.  
Leventon, Alexander A. 1929 10 Gibbs St., room 407  
Leventon, Alexander 1945 - 1946 238 East Ave.  
Limpert, Frank J. 1907 94 State St.  
Lobdell, R. F. 1911 224 E. Main St.  
Lodder & Muir 1910 62 State St.  
Lodder, George C. 1911 62 State St.  
1912 138 Tremont St.  
1913 - 1922 304 Tremont St.  
Lucas, George 1916 304 Tremont St.  
Luce, Ivan H. 1899 - 1908 208 E. Main St. Ivan moved to Philadelphia about 1908
Luce, Niles D. 1894 - 1897 174 E. Main St.  
Luce, Niles D. & Son 1898 174 E. Main St.  
Luce, Niles D. 1899 - 1916 174 E. Main St.  
1917 - 1918 47 N. Clinton Ave.  
Luce, R. Raymond 1909 - 1914 208 E. Main St.  
Luskey, G. 1867 North, cor. Bowery  
Lyon & Baker 1939 92 Mortimer St., room 7  
Lyon, H. Gene 1940 92 Mortimer St., room 7  

 

Name Years Address Notes
MacDonald & Son 1914 60 East Ave.  
MacDonald, Mott W. 1917 29 East Ave.  
1918 84 North St.  
MacIntyre, Duncan A. 1912 - 1913 32 South Ave.  
Majestic Studios 1919 53 S. Clinton Ave.  
Marsh, E. Kirby 1864 - 1866 72 Reynolds' Arcade  
Maser, John. W. 1864 - 1869 Over 83 & 85 Main St.  
Mason, John L. 1926 - 1928 32 Exchange St.  
Mason, John S. 1929 - 1938 32 Exchange St.  
Mason Photo Finishing Studio 1939 - 1946 32 Exchange St.  
Masterson & Wood 1864 - 1866 75 Reynolds' Arcade E. P. Masterson & Thomas E. Wood
Maugeri, Salvatore 1919 94 State St.  
Mawdsley, Peter 1890 - 1896 89 & 90 Arcade Interior and landscape
1897 - 1899 89 Arcade  
1900 - 1903 90 Arcade  
McCleary, S. H. 1873 83 E. Main St.  
McCoy, James 1943 1126 Monroe Ave. Commercial
McCoy Studio 1944 - 1946 600 Monroe Ave.  
McIntee, John T., Jr. 1940 - 1946 255 Berkeley St.  
McMahon & Nelson 1887 - 1888 30 E. Main St. (Pomeroy Gallery)
McMahon, Mary 1938 - 1940 25 North St., room 725  
McNett & Mason 1920 - 1925 102 State St. Commercial
McNulty, J. E. 1879 47 E. Main St.  
Meredith, William A. 1912 - 1913 158 Ellison St.  
Merrell, J. C. 1873 Fairport  
Miller, Mrs. Mary E. 1906 156 State St.  
Miller, Spencer 1884 - 1889 156 State St.  
1890 166 State St.  
1891 - 1893 94 State St.  
1894 96 State St.  
1897 - 1905 156 State St.  
Mimmack, Robert B. 1914 152 W. Main St.  
1916 257 North St.  
Mock, J. Ernest 1889 - 1895 40 State St.  
1896 - 1904 1 East Ave.  
1905 - 1921 200 Sibley Block  
1922 - 1944 328 E. Main St.  
Mock Studio 1945 - 1946 328 E. Main St., room 231  
Modern Photo Studio 1941 - 1946 340 North St.  
Monroe, George H. 1878 - 1879 12 E. Main St.  
1880 - 1882 47 E. Main St.  
Monroe, Myron H. 1867 91 Main St.  
1871 - 1873 18 Buffalo  
1874 18 W. Main St.  
1883 47 E. Main St.  
Moore, Charles H. 1900 - 1906 400 Brown St.  
1907 - 1910 404 Brown St.  
1911 - 1914 406 Brown St.  
Morgan, Byron 1931 38 Scio St., room 100  
Morgan, Byron F. 1936 - 1939 5 St. Paul St., room 303  
Morrall-Hoole Studios 1916 - 1919 154 East Ave.  
Morrall Studios 1920 - 1921 154 East Ave. and 53 S. Clinton Ave.  
1922 - 1923 154 East Ave., room 114  
1924 154 East Ave., room 114 and 14 S. Clinton Ave.  
1925 - 1928 14 S. Clinton Ave.  
Morrall Studios Inc. 1929 - 1937 14 S. Clinton Ave. and 371 Andrews St.  
1938 - 1946 371 Andrews St. and 26 S. Clinton Ave.  
Morse, G. M. 1883 42 State St.  
Morthorst, Wm. F. 1885 - 1886 96 Bay St.  
1887 - 1900 26 Bay St.  
1901 - 1905 52 Bay St. Wm. F died Jan. 7, 1906 aged 50
Morthorst, Wm. H. 1906 - 1938 52 Bay St.  
Moser, Fred 1915 404 Livingston Bldg.  
1916 42 N. Clinton Ave. Commercial
Moser Studio Inc. 1917 - 1946 27 N. Clinton Ave.  
Mundy, Mary E. 1915 406 Brown St.  
Neidinger, Richard J. 1937 - 1940 8N. Water St., room 300 Commercial
1941 36 St. Paul St., 3rd floor  
Neil, John J. 1896 40 State St.  
Nelson Studio 1926 - 1936 117 S. Clinton Ave.  
1937 - 1946 62 East Ave.  
Nelson, G. H. 1910 - 1911 471 N. Goodman St.  
Nelson, Walter 1916 - 1924 117 S. Clinton Ave.  
Nelson, William S. 1891 - 1894 138 E. Main St.  
1895 134 E. Main St.  
Newman, L. R. 1879 - 1880 110 State St. Continues as Union View
Nichols, Edmond 1888 152 W. Main St.  
Niedermeyer, Maude M. 1905 - 1906 166 State St.  
Noun, Perry T. 1933 - 1934 237 N. Clinton Ave.  
1935 130 W. Main St.  

 

Name Years Address Notes
Oakley, A. Newton 1874 91 E. Main St.  
Oakley, Newton 1875 - 1876 91 E. Main St.  
1877 - 1879 29 Stone  
Oliveri, Agostino 1912 - 1914 138 Hebard St.  
1915 - 1934 182 Central Park  
Osband Studio 1926 - 1929 16 State St., room 518  
Osband, Samuel 1932 99 N. Clinton St.  
Osband's 1933 - 1937 56 N. Clinton Ave.  
Osband Photos 1939 - 1944 302 E. Main St.  
1945 33Elm St.  
Osborn, D. Cory 1871 - 1872 83Main St.  
Palace Photo Studio 1933 99 N. Clinton Ave.  
Paladino, Ralph 1929 - 1942 310 Portland Ave. Portrait
Parish, Isaac 1874 110 State St.  
Parker & Mimmack 1912 66 North St.  
Parker, Mrs. Hazel E. 1912 224 E. Main St.  
Parker, Joseph M. 1906 - 1909 142 State St.  
1913 94 State St.  
Parkhurst, Raymond 1936 8 N. Water St., room 300  
Peart & Thiem 1890 112 E. Main St.  
Peart, Frank T. 1883 45 E. Main St.  
1884 - 1896 112 E. Main St.  
Perfection Automatic Co. 1919 223 South Ave.  
Peterson, Gustaf 1936 656 Park Ave.  
Peterson Studios 1937 - 1946 656 Park Ave.  
PhotoCast Corp. 1935 - 1936 148 N. Water St. Research
Pitts Studios 1924 - 1925 112 S. Clinton Ave.  
Pitts Studios Inc., The 1926 - 1939 154 East Ave.  
Plymouth Photo Studio 1938 - 1946 81 W. Main St.  
Polizzi, Giuseppe 1915 56 Lyell Ave.  
Pomeroy, Charles T. 1878 120 State St.  
1881 - 1883 18 W. Main St.  
1884 - 1886 30 E. Main St.  
Post, Fred W. 1897 - 1901 47 Post  
1902 165 Post  
Postal Portrait Co. 1913 68 North St.  
1914 - 1916 257 North St.  
Powelson, Benjamin F. 1861-1863 Over 58 State St., Mansion House Block  
Power, Luke W. 1910 - 1911 49 East Ave.  
1912 - 1913 61 East Ave.  
1914 - 1915 117 S. Clinton Ave.  
Price, Russell B. 1897 - 1902 73 E. Main St.  
1903 89 E. Main St.  
Price, Waldo E. 1909 89 E. Main St.  
1911 - 1916 81 E. Main St.  
Quartermatic Studios 1932 59 S. Clinton Ave.  

 

Name Years Address Notes
Rahelly, Daniel C. 1918 156 State St.  
Ramsey, William 1912 - 1913 280 Federal St.  
1914 - 1915 71 Frances St.  
Ranger & Cornell 1889 - 1891 16 State St.  
Ranger & Whitmore 1892 - 1899 30 E. Main St.  
Rappaport, Jacob C. 1916 - 1919 168 W. Main St.  
1920 90 W. Main St.  
1921 - 1924 112 W. Main St.  
1925 - 1935 91 W. Main St.  
1936 - 1937 81 W. Main St.  
Ray, George E. 1897 150 State St.  
Regent Studio 1946 217 East Ave., room 41  
Remington, Frederick A. 1920 16 State St., room 515  
Renaissance Studio 1932 - 1933 419 North St.  
Renzi, Gennaro 1915 541 State St.  
1916 - 1928 519 State St.  
1929 - 1931 541 State St.  
1932 - 1933 519 State St.  
Renzi, Gennaro H. 1934 - 1946 541 State St. Portrait
Repair & Photo Shoppe 1920 - 1922 336 Court St.  
Retouching School, The 1926 - 1931 42 East Ave., room 900  
1932 - 1934 77 South Ave., room 212  
Reynolds, Geo. A. 1881 120 State St.  
1884 102 State St.  
1886 36 E. Main St.  
1888 170 E. Main St.  
1891 - 1892 174 E. Main St.  
1893 - 1895 164 E. Main St.  
Rice, D. E. 1866 27 Smith's Arcade  
Rio Studio 1939 61 Monroe Ave.  
Riordan, Julia E. 1913 52 S. Clinton Ave.  
1919 - 1924 270 Caledonia Ave.  
Riordan's Photo Shop 1926 642 Genesee St.  
Roberts, Benjamin W. 1867 - 1870 114 State St.  
1871 96 State St.  
1875 106 State St.  
1882 - 1883 120 State St.  
Roberts, John B. 1866 - 1868 58 State St.  
1876 106 State St.  
Robinson, James G. 1938 30 E. Main St.  
Rochester Camera Club 1915 - 1916 123 W. Main St.  
Rochester Cinema Laboratories 1940 - 1946 rear 118 S. Plymouth Ave.  
Rochester Commercial Studios 1927 84 North St.  
Rochester Motion Picture Co. 1914 - 1916 103 W. Main St.  
Rochester Photo Co. 1927 - 1940 68 Cortland St. Commercial
1942 - 1946 81 Richmond St.  
Rogers Photo Studio 1934 257 E. Main St., room 320  
1935 - 1942 130 S. Clinton Ave.  
1943 - 1946 122 S. Clinton Ave.  
Romnay Studio 1943 - 1946 9 East Ave.  
Root, C. C. 1871 Brockport  
Rowe & Aldrich Inc. 1929 19 South Ave.  
Rowe, Charles M. 1931 - 1944 203 W. Main St. Commercial
Rowe, Howard J. 1945 - 1946 203 W. Main St. Commercial
Rutkowski & Zaczynski 1914 142 State St.  
Sames, August 1915 409 Cox Bldg. Photomounts
Samuelson, C. Gordon 1933 197 East Ave.  
Sanders, Louis 1928 24 Herman St.  
Sarli Photographers 1940 - 1943 525 Joseph Ave.  
Saunders, Irving 1895 - 1899 16 State St.  
1900 - 1911 62 East Ave.  
1912 - 1928 72 East Ave., room 7  
Schaefer & Calhoun 1899 - 1901 154 E. Main St.  
Schaefer-Ross 1923 - 1924 63 East Ave., room 2  
Schaefer, George J. 1888 - 1898 146 E. Main St.  
Schaeffer, Florent Loysen 1926 - 1928 14 Franklin St. (Temple Bldg.) Advertising
Schaeffer, F. Loysen 1929 - 1940 82 St. Paul St., room 608 Advertising
1941 - 1946 47 N. Clinton Ave., room 10 Advertising
Schiff, Josef 1932 - 1946 154 East Ave.  
Schlenker & Co. 1909 94 State St.  
Schlenker, Charles H. 1910 - 1912 94 State St.  
Schlitzer, Charles J. 1903 - 1917 62 State St.  
1918 - 1929 29 East Ave.  
1931 - 1935 47 N. Clinton Ave., room 1  
1936 - 1938 249 E. Main St.  
Schutte & Lehnkering 1875 70 State St.  
Schutter, Ernestus D. H. 1881 - 1883 110 State St.  
1884 - 1891 142 State St.  
Schutter, Ernestus D. H. & Son 1894 - 1904 142 State St. Ernestus moved to Chicago about 1905
Schutter, Henry 1892 - 1893 142 State St.  
Schutter, Henry P. 1905 142 State St. Henry died Oct. 28, 1905 aged 38
Schwarzbaum, Leonard I. 1919 - 1921 143 Caledonia Ave.  
Scobee, James W. 1934 - 1935 130 S. Clinton Ave., room 16  
Seavey, Ivan 1922 97 Barton St.  
Sefton, Harold W. 1926 62 State St., room 316  
1927 27 S. Clinton Ave., room 408  
1928 84 North St.  
Seidel, E. Emil 1887 152 W. Main St.  
Senke, Charles E. 1923 86 W. Main St.  
Sheffield, Armine Arthur 1914 - 1915 62 State St.  
Sheffield, A. Arthur 1916 - 1917 94 State St.  
Sherman & LeClear 1874 18 W. Main St.  
Sherman, Levi 1875 - 1880 18 W. Main St.  
1881 - 1888 40 State St.  
1889 - 1896 170 E. Main St.  
Siard, Lynn J. 1939 16 State St., room 409  
Siddons, Herbert 1903 22 Triangle Bldg.  
Silverman, Borress 1897 369 Hudson Ave.  
Singer-Webber 1939 10 Gibbs St., room 407  
Sisson, A. K. 1899 262 S. Clinton Ave.  
Skerpan, Alfred 1915 - 1917 393 Hudson Ave.  
Smith-Curry Studio 1918 16 State St.  
1919 16 State St. and 204 Beckley Bldg.  
1921 204 Beckley Bldg.  
1922 - 1923 27 S. Clinton Ave., room 201  
1924 - 1946 133 S. Clinton Ave., room 21  
Smith, Abe E. 1910 - 1911 142 State St.  
1912 142 State St. and 15 N. Clinton Ave.  
1913 15 N. Clinton Ave.  
Smith, Mrs. Barbara E. 1901 16 State St.  
Smith, Clarence H. & Barbara E. 1902 16 State St.  
Smith, Clarence H. 1903 - 1917 16 State St.  
Smith, Mrs. Clarence H. 1915 16 State St.  
Smith, George 1903 186 Joseph Ave.  
Smith, John W. 1897 254 E. Main St.  
1898 - 1912 40 State St.  
1913 - 1915 40 State St. and 90 South Ave.  
1916 - 1919 90 South Ave.  
1920 504 E. Main St.  
Smith, Nelson I. 1908 19 S. Clinton Ave.  
Smith, Wm. H. 1898 - 1899 486 State St.  
Spedding, Howard L. 1906 1 East Ave.  
Speers Studios Inc. 1945 48 N. Clinton Ave.  
Speer's Portrait Studio Inc. 1946 94 N. Clinton Ave.  
Spitz, William A. 1916 73 S. Clinton Ave.  
Spring, George P. 1932 - 1933 162½ Genesee St.  
Stage, Geo. J. 1888 - 1897 11 Grand  
1898 - 1899 224 South Ave.  
1900 - 1909 704 South Ave.  
Staunton Photographic Co. 1913 - 1917 587 Dewey Ave.  
1918 - 1920 75 State St.  
1921 106 East Ave.  
1922 - 1926 68 Cortland St. Commercial
Staunton Photo Co., Inc. 1927 43 East Ave. Commercial
Sterling Photo Studios 1936 72 Franklin St., room 400  
Stone, Daniel J. 1914 123 W. Main St. Commercial
Streb & Huntley 1893 156 State St.  
1897 77 W. Main St.  
Streb & Schlosser 1904 166 State St.  
Streb, Alfred 1898 - 1899 254 E. Main St.  
Streb, Aloysius R. 1921 - 1922 187 E. Main St.  
1923 - 1924 62 State St., room 301  
Summers, R. D. 1879 - 1880 Third near Rowe  
Syrocki, Frank 1912 985 Hudson Ave.  
Synoradzki, John 1915 301 Weyl St.  

 

Talbot, Mrs. Edith A. 1936 - 1946 14 Franklin St., room 403  
Taliento, Antonio 1925 142 State St.  
Tamara Studio 1936 - 1940 31 Gibbs St., room 102  
Taskett Studio 1939 - 1940 668 N. Clinton Ave.  
Taskett Studios 1941 - 1943 386 E. Main St.  
Taylor & Bacon 1866 - 1869 Over 55 Main St. (Gaffney's) W. W. Taylor & Franklin W. Bacon
Continues as Bacon & Co.
Taylor & Barhydt 1871 80 & 82 State St.  
Taylor, Daniel B. 1877 - 1879 110 State St.  
Taylor, John W. 1874 - 1883 83 E. Main St.  
1884 - 1898 152 E. Main St.  
1899 - 1902 154 E. Main St.  
1903 - 1909 55 S. Clinton Ave.  
1911 - 1916 97 S. Clinton Ave.  
Taylor Studio, The 1917 - 1924 97 S. Clinton Ave.  
1925 229 East Ave.  
1926 - 1932 72 East Ave., room 7  
Thresher, Ashley W. 1903 102 State St.  
Tibbals, Bert J. 1920 - 1923 133 S. Clinton Ave., room 21  
Tina's Portrait Studio 1945 - 1946 22 State St.  
Titus, Anson O. 1925 117 S. Clinton Ave.  
Tompkins, Wm. J. 1908 444 E. Main St.  
Turpin, Charles H. 1890 50 W. Main St.  
Union View and Copying Co. 1881 - 1882 110 State St.  
United Photographers Inc. 1929 - 1935 838 University Ave. Commercial
Utility Photo Co. 1924 39 State St., room 406  
VanDeventer-Weinberg 1941 - 1942 104 East Ave.  
VanDyk, Paul 1929 154 East Ave., room 202  
VanMarle, C. J. 1889 - 1890 725E. & B. Bldgs. Interior and landscape
VanPatten, Leon 1937 - 1940 114E. Elm St, East Rochester  
VanTuyle, Bert 1906 - 1907 158 E. Main St. Commercial
Veeder, Edwin C. 1870 - 1872 47 Main St.  
1873 - 1878 45 E. Main St.  
Vitro, Giuseppe 1917 - 1923 63 Romeyn St.  
Vorse Photo Studio 1944 - 1946 135 Scrantom St.  
Vorse Portraits 1946 340 Arnett Blvd.  

 

Walker, Fred J. 1941 - 1945 10 Savannah St.  
Walrath & Wright 1898 192 Court St.  
Walter, James P. 1884 - 1910 742 N. Clinton Ave.  
1911 - 1922 900 N. Clinton Ave.  
Walters, Eva L. 1901 211 N. Clinton Ave.  
Walters, William C. 1901 211 N. Clinton Ave.  
Walton, Arthur J. 1908 273 E. Main St.  
Wardlaw & Learned 1884 - 1886 16 State St.  
Wardlaw, S. D. 1887 16 State St.  
Watts & Osburn 1870 83 Main St.  
Wawizaszak, Joseph 1920 393 Hudson Ave.  
Webster & Albee 1886 - 1892 175 Front  
1893 - 1902 158 E. Main St.  
1903 - 1910 28 Ormond St.  
Webster, Charles R. 1911 - 1917 28 Ormond St. Charles died Jan. 9, 1918
Webster, Mrs. Arristine 1918 - 1921 28 Ormond St.  
1922 - 1924 68 Ormond St.  
Welch, Joseph M. 1893 174 E. Main St.  
1894 96 State St.  
1895 254 E. Main St.  
Wenner, Paul H. 1942 - 1946 94 Depew St.  
Westlake, Francis G. 1910 - 1911 52 East Ave.  
1912 60 East Ave.  
White Studio 1917 - 1925 208 E. Main St.  
1926 - 1927 158 E. Main St., room 603  
Whitmore & Co. 1889 - 1891 30 E. Main St.  
Williams & Gleason 1905 345 Cutler Bldg.  
Williams, George E. 1906 345 Cutler Bldg.  
1907 - 1909 342 Cutler Bldg.  
Williamson, Edwin R. 1884 - 1885 175 Front St.  
1886 - 1894 102 State St. Edwin died July 16, 1894 aged 35
Williamson, Mrs. Julia A. 1895 - 1902 102 State St.  
Wilscam, Charles H. 1922 - 1924 159 N. Clinton Ave.  
Withall, William G. 1926 - 1929 2 Atlas Commercial
1931 - 1937 130 S. Clinton Ave., room 18 Commercial
Withall, William G., Estate of 1938 130 S. Clinton Ave., room 18 Commercial
Woodard, C. W. 1881 121 State St.  
1885 175 Front  
Woodworth, Grace A. 1900 - 1906 30 E. Main St.  
Wray, George E. Co. 1906 - 1908 12 Churchlea Palce Finisher
Wright Bros. 1901 166 State St.  
Wright, George H. 1900 254 E. Main St. and 150 State St.  
1901 62 State St.  
1903 166 State St.  
1904 - 1906 94 State St.  
1907 - 1913 102 State St.  
1914 94 State St.  
1915 60 East Ave.  
1916 102 State St.  
1917 - 1919 174 E. Main St.  
1920 - 1937 30 E. Main St.  
Wright, W. Fred 1933 1192 E. Main St.  
Yog, Isidor 1898 - 1899 211 N. Clinton  
Yorton, Glen 1937 - 1940 60 State St., Fairport  
Young, Sol. 1913 - 1925 19 East Ave.  
1926 - 1928 31½Elm St., room 3  
Zoller, Charles C. 1921 - 1925 100 Delevan St.  

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