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Born: Oscar Pierre Havens 
Other: O.P. Havens 
Joint: Wilson & Havens 
Dates:  1837, September - 1912, 18 October
Born:  US, NY, Ossining
Died:  US, FL, Jacksonville
Active:  US
Stereographs project 
Business locations 
Sing Sing, NY, US 
Savannah, GA, US 
Jacksonville, FL, US 
[6-9] *"Photographer", "Photographer & Publisher"; "Babies as Quick as a Wink"; 141-143 Broughton St., Savannah; "Sing Sing prison", 25 views in early 70s; rare NY views, 70s; "Southern Views"; "Savannah Views" to #143 in 70s/80s of area scy. on CMs; wide range of scenics, people, animals, etc. B. 9/37 in NY, began photog. ~56; active Sing Sing, NY 70s; to Savannah in 72; partnership with Jerome N. Wilson at 141 Broughton St., Savannah, 74-76; worked alone from 77-86 in Savannah, "Successor to Wilson & Havens"; to Jacksonville, FL 88, located at 67 & 69 W. Bay; became leading FL photog.; won first & second prize medals for excellence, Photographic Assoc. of America, 94-97; wrote articles for American Annual of Photography, 90 and Photographic Times Almanac, 89; pioneered platinum photogs. in 95, prob. highest quality stereo prints ever offered to the public; introduced process called the "Carbonnette", 96. D. 12. 
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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