“Beer Barrel Instead of Censer” – Golden Censer

Beer barrel - 1

(continues below)  Source: Rockford Republic Sept. 17, 1904

Beer barrel - 2

Rockford Standard Furniture – 1904

Rockford Standard Furniture jo

Source:  The Furniture Journal, 1904

Rockford Standard Furniture Co., P. A. Peterson, president, F. E. Lundgren, vice-president, J. E. Swanson, sec and treas.; south side Railroad Ave. between Parmelee and 11th   Source:  The Republic’s Rockford and Winnebago Co. Directory for 1903-1904

Franklin Place, 1019 – Roper House

Franklin Pl, 1019 - 1

Built before 1912 for George D. Roper and wife Kate B., who president of Eclipse Gas Stove Co.

(Rockford Township Assessor says built in 1904)

The picture above is from the book “Rockford 1917”

Franklin Place, 1019 - Koch

same house, in 2011, now 3-family apartments, owned by Carol Diane Koch, according to www.rockfordtownshipassessor.net .

Photo source: Jan Carter. 2011