Source: The Stewart Story
R 917.733 G88
Source: Picturesque and Descriptive History of Rockford and Winnebago County, c. 1887
Blake Building on photo left, and Third National Bank Building, photo right
Source: “Rockford, Illinois; Photo-Gravure Views and Brief Descriptive Sketch of the Forest City” Published by the Rockford Real Estate Exchange. 1893
Blake Block, 403 and 405 East State st.
Blake, George M., Attorney at Law and Notary Public. Pres’t Druggists Union Co. Office Blake Block, 405 E. State st., residence 530 Seminary.
Third National Bank of Rockford, A.C. Spafford, prest., George C. Spafford, cashier, Burt J. Chaney, ass’t. cashier, General Banking, 401 E. State st corner First st.
Source: Philippi’s Rockford City Directory for 1894-95