This is the most expensive Photo Album I have purchased, found it in Ventura, Ca. It is also in the best condition of any album I do have.
Cabinet Card Photo says “Frank Simmons” on the back.
This one says “Benny and I at the Operetta”
Cabinet Card Photo of Woman says “Everett Moffit” on the back. Photographer Gayford, Rock Island (Illinois)
Cabinet Card “Deblanau Glutter” Ada, Ohio, Child in Sled. Photographer “Gilbert’s Art Studio” on North Main St, M.V. Gilbert Proprietor and A.W. Glutter, Manager and Operator, Est in 1865.
Found info on Internet of the M.V. Gilbert Proprietor
“M. V. GILBERT, photo artist. Ada, was born January 6, 1844, in Mahoning County, Ohio. His grandparents, Samuel and Nancy (Fowler) Gilbert, on his father’s side, were natives of New Jersey; those on his mother’s side, Peter and Elizabeth (Glass) were natives of Maryland. They lived to an advanced age, and his great-grandfather lived to be one hundred and seven years old. Moved with his parents, in 1850, and settled in Allen County, two miles south of Maysville, and afterward moved into Maysville. His education was very incomplete, as he attended school only two months in the winter, and had in a about one year of schooling. But after his marriage, he took lessons in reading, writing. and some lessons in music, and soon became more proficient. He has acquired quite a taste for literature and is now subscriber to the Encyclopedia Britannica. In 1861, Mr. Gilbert enlisted in the Fifty-fourth Ohio Volunteers (Second Regiment of the Zouaves), at Camp Dennison. He was in the Corinth campaign, and then proceeded to Memphis, and finally reached Chattanooga. He was in the whole campaign of Atlanta, and was discharged in 1864, after a service of three years and twenty days. On his return home, he learned photography, at Lima, of his cousin, Thomas Dalzell, and set up a gallery in Ada in 1865. On April 25, 1860, Mr. Gilbert was united in marriage with Mary Elizabeth Groty. They have eight children, four of whom are living, two boys and two girls. Mr. Gilbert owns the residence on Main street, where he lives, and also the two photograph galleries.”
Photo of 2 kids, Benny and I at the Operetta, Cleveland, Ohio
Other photos in
Rock Island, Quincy, Illinois
Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Clinton, What Cheer
Seattle, Wash Territory
Cornelia F. Follett, 2-19-1865, Providence, R.I. CDV Photo, Woman
Edith Clifton Follett, 2-19-1965 CDV photo, child
Cornelia (born 1833) is the daughter of Leander M. Ware born in 1803 in Mass and Frances C. Ware born and died 3-30-1883, in 1880 Census he is living in Providence, R.I. with Cornelia and her daughter Edit Clifton Follett, born 1861 (last name can also be spelled Follette)
Photo of store, “E.M. Johnson & Son Boots and Shoes” “J. Hanson Dry Goods and Gents Furnishings” address 7000
Found on the net
C. Authur — son of R. and E. M. Johnson, died 2 Oct. 1892 aged 1 yr. 1 mo. 28 ds.
Kansas City, Mo
W Lodzi, Nowy Rynek No. 6