Star Furniture Co. – 1891

Star Furniture Co. Located at the corner of Eighteenth Avenue and Fourteenth St; manufacturers of combination book and library cases, hall trees. Capital stock, $100,000. Its present officers are: F. G. Hogland, President; Anthony Stenholm, Vice-President; August P. Floberg, Treasurer; P. G. Lundquist, Secretary; G. L. Wenerstrom, Superintendent. They employ 140 hands, with an annual pay roll of $60.000; annual product, $125,000; factory is built of brick 80 x 160 feet, four stories high, and it is their intention to build this summer a warehouse 80 x 160 feet, four stories high.

Source:  “Industrial and Picturesque Rockford,: by Eugene Browne and F. Ford Rowe, page 33, published 1891.

Manufacturers of hall racks, combination, cylinder and library cases,  side boards, etc.     Source: 1892 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory