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Amos Silkworth, photographer

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Re: Amos Silkworth, photographer

Posted: 21 Sep 2007 7:41AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Starkey Biffar Kopke Silkworth
Hello: I saw your message about Mary Biffar. I have tried to research the Biffar Photographer firm in the past. As I recall, they had a number of different addresses. A cousin in Ireland sent me an unidentified photo of a man, probably named Starkey, marked "Biffar" "Photographer" "307 Broadway" "Bet. Marcy Ave. and Rodney St." "Brooklyn". Have you done any research on the dates that Biffar may have operated at various locations? I am hoping that if I can narrow down the year he was at 307 Broadway, I may be able to identify the man in the photo. When your Silkworth ancestor took over, did Biffar retire? Did any other photographers named Biffar continue the business also? Any help you could supply would be most appreciated. Do you know what happened to the records of Biffar Photographer? I also have some unidentified photos by United States Portrait Company, 311 Fulton Street, Corner of Johnson, Brooklyn and another marked Kopke Photo Studio, 479 Fulton Street, Brooklyn. Thank you so much. Susan
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Connie Hedglin 3 Feb 2006 1:55AM GMT 
Kathleen A. Kern 3 Feb 2006 6:25PM GMT 
David Silkworth 13 Mar 2006 1:17AM GMT 
David Silkworth 13 Mar 2006 1:21AM GMT 
Connie Hedglin 13 Mar 2006 1:18PM GMT 
phoenixantiqu... 21 Sep 2007 1:41PM GMT 
LAURELCONS1 13 Jul 2011 11:06PM GMT 
SilkworthD 14 Jul 2011 1:32AM GMT 
phoenixantiqu... 14 Jul 2011 5:45AM GMT 
sorenlarson 8 Oct 2011 6:15AM GMT 
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