Davey Tree Flipbooks

Davey Bulletin July-August 2023

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides residential and commercial tree service and landscape service throughout North America. Read our Flipbooks for helpful tips and information on proper tree and lawn care.

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The Davey Tree Expert Company P.O. Box 5193 Kent, Ohio 44240-5193 FROM THE ARCHIVES – AN EYE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY Photography has played an important role throughout the history of The Davey Tree Expert Company. Interesting visuals of trees and Davey work go all the way back to our company founder, John Davey. John loved taking photographs, which he employed at great lengths in his book The Tree Doctor. First published in 1901, The Tree Doctor included 175 photographs used to illustrate proper tree care. A later addition grew to include 213 photographs. Another avenue where John leveraged his passion for photography was in his lectures. He frequently spoke to large, public audiences about tree care, and he used glass slides displaying photos of trees and tree care to illustrate his talks. Today, the company Many Davey employees have likely seen this photo before in which John Davey is pictured second from left in the front row, but did you ever notice before that he was holding his camera? Originally a black and white photo, this image has been colorized using editing software. retains more than 400 of John's original glass slides in the historical archives. John was highly sought after for his presentations, and in 1908 he was invited by George Eastman, inventor of the Kodak camera, to speak to an audience of prominent, wealthy citizens in Rochester, New York. The lecture led to a boom in Davey tree care provided to estate owners in the region. Coincidentally, years later in 1971 the Eastman Kodak Company partnered with Davey on a massive landscape installation project spanning 21 acres at the camera company's marketing and education center in Henrietta, New York. John Davey 1846-1923

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