“When Rockford’s First Swedish Settlers Came Here After Long Ocean Voyage” – 1852

Source: Rockford Daily Republic newspaper 9/21/1930 by Herman G. Nelson

 

J. L. Clark Co.

Source: Rockford Morning Star 5/29/1960

 

John S. Barnes Corp. – 1962 article

Source: Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962