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Other: Joseph C. Parker 
Joint: Parker & Parker 
Active:  US
Stereographs project 
Business locations 
Pekin, IL, US 
Stockton, CA, US 
San Diego, CA, US 
[6-9] *[Joseph C. Parker] "Landscape and Portrait Photographer"; fine & important southern CA worker. Views common, most of San Diego and vicinity, city/rural scy., genre, homes, Indians, #'s to 200s, most made between 73 and late 80s; claimed he had largest collection of views in southern CA; catalog exists. First opened gallery in Pekin, IL, early 60s, operated it for 10 years; to San Francisco in 72, went to Stockton to work in J.P. Spooner's gallery; to San Diego in 73, opened gallery of Parker & Parker on 6th St. with his brother Francis A. Parker; about 79 bought out his brother's interest; in 84 moved to 740 5th St. and about the same time took his son into the business which became Parker & Son; this lasted only a brief time before reverting to J.C. Parker; 92 sold his business to Slocum. 
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the United States of America, (National Stereoscopic Association)
Credit: National Stereoscopic Association with corrections and additions by Alan Griffiths and others.
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