Source: Rockford Weekly Register-Gazette Mar. 19, 1870
Forest City Furniture Co., Gilbert Woodruff, pres’t; R. W. Emerson, secy. and treas. Manufacturers of book cases, office desks, library cases, folding beds, chamber suites, parlor desks, sideboards, table wash stands, table beds, etc., Rail Road ave. between Seventh and Eighth sts.
Source: Philippi’s Rockford City Directory for 1894-95.
in 1899: C. O. Upton, vice-pres’t., C. A. Hult, sec’y and treas. Also manufacture music cabinets, chiffoniers and odd tables.
Source: Philippi’s 1899 Rockford City Directory