Forest City Furniture Company

Front view of Forest City Furniture Company factories looking west.

Rear view of Forest City Furniture factories.

Source: Picturesque and Descriptive History of the City of Rockford -Printed at the Daily Gazette Establishment in 1887

Mincemoyer Jewelry

“Mincemoyer; A Gem of a Jeweler for 75 Years”

by Paul Anthony Arco, senior staff writer

4 photographs, including current staff, store exterior, 1955 photo of Richard Mincemoyer in 7th St. Location

Mincemoyer Jewelry, 6585 Lexus Dr., Rockford

“A certified watchmaker, jeweler, diamond importer and customer designer, Mincemoyer operates the business along with his wife, Willa; their two daughters, Christy West and Heather Foster, and his brother, Norm.  Two other daughters, Wendy and Stacey, previously worked for the family business before moving out of the area with their families.”


Source: Northwest Quarterly magazine, Summer/Fall 2013   pp 255-256