Plague Toll Continues Heavy Within City October 11, 1918

Source: Rockford Morning Star   October 11, 1918

Doctors vs. Lawyers 1887

Source:  The Stewart Story

R 917.733 G88

Rockford Cabinet Co. – 1891

Rockford Cabinet Co.   Organized in 1880, but recently moved to the West End.* The capital stock is $50,000. Present officers: Geo. F. Kellogg, President; A.D. Early, Vice-President; Chas. H. Porter, Secretary and Treasurer.  They manufacture a fine grade of wood mantles, and give employment to 65 hands, with an annual pay roll of $30,000, and produce  annually $75,000 worth of goods.  The factory is of brick, 64 x 128 feet, four stories high.

Source” “Industrial and Picturesque Rockford,” by Eugene Browne and F. Ford Rowe, 1891.

*Central Ave. and Cedar St.

Rockford Clothing Co. – 1892

Rockford Clothing Co., A.S. Ruhl, prest.; A. D. Early, vice-prest., A. C. Brearley, secy. and treas.. Custom Clothiers

Suits to measure.

Style, fit and quality guaranteed.

Manufacturers of pants, shirts, vests and jackets.

Corner S. Church and Chestnut.  Source: 1892 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory