Adams, John Foster (Portland)

Joseph Foster Adams  (Portland)

A staff photographer for Angelus Commercial Studio (q.v.). from around 1913 until 1944, when he probably retired.

Directory Listings
1913 PCD pg. 125 “Adams, J Foster photgr h 73 Sumner W”
1914 PCD pg. 198 “Adams, J Foster (Grace L) photgr Angelus Coml Photographic Co h 1252 Delaware av”
1915 PCD pg. 137 “Adams, J Foster (Grace L) photgr Angelus Coml Photographic Co h 1244 Wilbur”
1916 PCD pg. 137 “Adams, J Foster (Grace L) photgr h 1244 Wilbur”
1917 PCD pg. 91 “Adams, J Foster (Grace L) photgr Angelus Coml Studio h 1244 Wilbur”
1918 PCD pg. 91 “Adams, J Foster photgr Angelus Coml Studio h 75 Sumner W”
1920 PCD pg. 92 “Adams, J Foster h 73 Sumner W”
1921 PCD pg. 69 “Adams, J Forest (sic) photgr Angelus Coml Studio h 837 E 9th”
1923 PCD pg. 261 “Adams J Foster photogr Angelus Coml Studio h 837 E 9th N”
1924 PCD pg. 238 “Adams, J Foster (Ruth) photgr Angelus Coml Studio h 837 E 9th N”
1925 PCD pg. 206 “Adams, J Foster (Ruth) photgr Angelus Coml Studio h 837 E 9th N”
1926 PCD pg. 182 “Adams, J Foster (Ruth) photgr Angelus Com Studios r837 E 9th N”
1927 PCD pg. 184 “Adams, Jos Foster (Ruth) photo Angelus Coml Studios h837 E 9th N”
1928 PCD pg. 198 “Adams, J Foster (Ruth) photog Angelus Com Studio h837 E 9th N”
1929 PCD pg. 198 “Adams, J Foster (Ruth) photog Angelus Com Studio h837 E 9th N”
1930 PCD not listed
1931 PCD pg. 24 “Adams, J Foster (Ruth) (The Adams Studio) h 193 Morris”; “Adams Studio The (J Foster Adams) coml photogs 242 Wash R516”
1932 PCD pg. 23 “Adams, J Foster (Ruth) (Acme Comlmercial Studio) h 193 Morris”
1933-1944 Acme Commercial Studio
1950-1958 no occ.
News Items and Advertisements
1919: (classified ad) “WANTED FOR CASH- 7-inch F:4.5 lens, Cooke Series II No. 21 1/2 or Zeiss Ic Tessar No. 15a. State condition and price. J. Foster Adams, 73 West Sumner St., Portland, Oregon.” American Photography, December 1919, pg. xxii

Historic photos and images