Friday, May 8, 2020

John B Scholl



Photographer: Scholl & Mink
715 Halsted St.
Chicago
(Also listed under B A Mink.)

John R. Scholl
(11 Aug 1857 - 3 Oct 1924)

John B. Scholl was a photographer in Chicago most of his career. He partnered with B. A. Mink only a short time ending in 1885. Between 1885 and 1924 he had a studio in Chicago, IL, at various locations.

1957 Aug 11
Chicago, IL, John R Scholl is born to Richard Scholl and wife (name unknown at this time)
1878
Chicago, IL, city directory John B Scholl NOT listed
1882
Chicago, IL, city directory John Scholl as photographer; boarding at 20 Brown st
1882 Dec 06
Allentown (IL) Democrat news item) B A Mink moves to Chicago
1884
Partnership begins with B. A. Mink, studio at 715 Halsted; (According to 1886 news item about dissolution of partnership)
1885
Chicago, IL, city directory John Scholl as photographer at 715 Halsted (Mink and Scholl)

1886
Chicago (IL) Tribune news item says John B Scholl has dissolved partnership with B A Mink
1887
Chicago, IL, city directory John Scholl as photographer at 447 Halsted
1889
Chicago, IL, city directory John Scholl as photographer at 210 State; res 447 Halsted
1890 May-Jun
Chicago (IL) Tribune newspaper ads show address as 210 State and Halsted at 14th; Broadway Photographs: hires George Hana from England as chief operator
1896
Theatrical Photography, George Hanna leaves partnership, returns to England; Scholl closes State Street Studio and opens offices at 553 Halsted and 1167 Milwaukee.
1900 Jun 01
Chicago, IL, US census John B Scholl as photographer, res 553 Halstead st
1904
Chicago, IL, city directory John Scholl as photographer at 553 Halsted and 1167 Milwaukee
1906
Chicago, IL, city directory John B Scholl as photographer at 116 Milwaukee av

1910
Chicago, IL, US census John Scholl as photographer; res 456 60th st
1913
Chicago, IL, city directory, John B Scholl as photographer at 1553 Milwaukee; res same
1924
Cook County records, John B Scholl dies at age 67

All data is taken from Theatrical Photography website, newspaper articles, US Census and city directories.

The cabinet card at the left must have been finished in 1884 or early 1885.




photographer Scholl and Mink
715 Halsted, Chicago, IL
example from auction site





photographer: Scholl
547 S Halsted, Chicago, IL
example from auction site
(finished estimated between 1890 and 1896)

photographer: Scholl
547 S Halsted, Chicago, IL
example from auction site
(finished estimated between 1890 and 1896)

photographer: Scholl
547 Halsted, Chicago, IL
example from auction site

photographer: Scholl
210 State, Chicago, IL
example from auction site
(probably finished between 1889 and 1890


photographer: Scholl
553 Halstead Street, Chicago, IL
example from RSSING.com, no credit given

photographer: Scholl
Chicago
example from FB

The following examples are of Scholl in Philadelphia. This would be Emil Scholl who operated at 112 and 114 North 9th in Philadelphia. No connection with John Scholl of Chicago, IL, is known at this time.




photographer: Scholl
Philadelphia
example from auction site

photographer: Scholl
Philadelphia
example from auction site

photographer: Scholl
Philadelphia
example from New York City Library

photographer: Scholl
Philadelphia
CDV example from pinterest





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