King and Conrads – Investment Securities

King and Conrads

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic Sept. 4, 1944

War Effort Publicity – 1943

War Effort Publicity

Source:  Rockford Morning Star Sept. 5, 1943

Rockford Industrial Athletic Association – R. I. A. A.

Rockford Industrial Athletic Association – R. I. A. A.

1920 article, all teams and players listed

Includes Greenlee, Sundstrand, Ingersoll, Forest City, Mattison


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 7/11/1920, Rockford Public Library’s “Rockfordiana” files, “R. I. A. A.”

Forest City Bit and Tool Co. – 1891

Forest City Bit and Tool Co.  This firm is located on Kishwaukee Street, and has a capital stock of $25,000. Its present officers are L.M. Noling, President; A. J. Anderson, Vice-President; August Floberg, Treasurer; Oscar J.F. Larson, Secretary.  They manufacture a full line of bits and wood boring tools, and produce annually $50,000 worth of their goods; employ twenty-five hands, with an annual pay-roll of $15,000. The factory is of brick, 40 x 100 feet, three stories high.

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


Forest City Bit and Tool Co., 1018-1022 Kishwaukee St.

Source of street number: 1892 Rockford City Directory

Forest City Bit and Tool Co.

L. M. Noling, pres’t; Aug P. Floberg, treas; W. L. Dever, secy. Manufacturers of special wood boring tools. 1206 Kishwaukee St.

Source: Philippi’s Rockford City Directory 1894-95

added in 1899: A. J. Anderson, vice-pres’t

Source: Philippi’s 1899 Rockford City Directory