“Business Leaders Expect Good Year, But No Boom” – Jan. 7, 1969

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic Jan. 7, 1969

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic Jan. 7, 1969

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register Republic Jan. 7. 1969

 

Barber Coleman Co. – Barcol Electric Fan

Source:  Rockford on eBay – 1    This item was for sale on www.ebay.com in 2009

Description read “nice old Barcol fan blade is 8″ long, bakelite;  stands 10 3/4” tall  has 1 speed: fast can be on table or mount on wall.  Bottom reads Barber Coleman Co Rockford Illinois 105-120 Volts 5-60 Cycle alternating current U.S. Patent Number 822679 D-63829

Sale ads appear in Rockford newspapers for 8 inch Barcol Electric Fan, $3.19 at Walgreen in 1940