Vladimir Petrovich Evladov
V.P. Evladov was born on July 25, 1893, in the village of Verkhotorsky Zavod, Ufa province. In 1911, he graduated from the Ufa Real School with honors and entered the St. Petersburg Institute of Railway Engineers. After demobilization of the Red Army, Yevladov worked for more than six years in various economic institutions of the Ural region.
In 1926, he took part as a topographer in the expedition of the mobile medical detachment of the Ural Regional Health Department to Yamal. On deer and on foot he walked about 300 km – from the New Port to Lake Yarroto and further south to the Puiko sands on the Ob.
In 1928-1929, he headed a comprehensive scientific and commercial expedition of the Ural region Sovet to the Yamal Peninsula, which gave a detailed description of seasonal settlement sites, nomadic routes of the Yamal Nenets, their reindeer husbandry, marine hunting and hunting crafts. Based on the materials of the Yamal expedition, V.P. Evladov published a book entitled "In the tundra of Yamal" in 1930, scientific articles and stories were published in the magazines "Ural Hunter" and "Ural Pathfinder". In the journal "Questions of the Arctic" he published a corrected map of Yamal.
In addition to reports and diaries, dozens of glass plates with photographs remained from the Yevladov expedition. Yevladov turned out to be a wonderful photographer who managed to capture the life and appearance of the inhabitants of Yamal, as they were more than 90 years ago.
In 1930-1936 Vladimir Petrovich worked in the system of the Committee of the Northern Sea Route - he equipped the Yamal North. He built trading posts, organized collective farms, established Soviet power in the Far North.
In 1936-37 V.P. Evladov spent his last winter in Yamal, at the Tambey trading post founded by him.
V.P. Evladov served in the ranks of the Red Army during the Great Patriotic War in the Far East. He stayed there after the war. He died in 1974 in Chita.
Evladov is a writer, Evladov is a photographer, Evladov is an economist and ethnographer, a subtle and benevolent researcher of the life of the Nenets of Yamal for a long time was unknown to the new generation of northerners. Thanks to the efforts of the ethnographer Alexander Piki, the son of Pyotr Yevladov and the staff of the district museum, his name is forever inscribed in the history of Yamal.