“39 JA Companies Are Organized” – 1968

Source: Rockford Morning Star Oct. 15, 1968

“Bruce E. Horst is Named Barber-Colman President” – 1965

Source: Rockford Morning Star December 1, 1965

“Local War Products at Front in 48 Hours” – 1944

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic Sept. 7, 1944

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

Rockford Peaches – Pappagallo, Spring 2017

Source:  Pappagallo, Spring 2017