“Our Scandinavian citizens have organized a society similar to the Germania Gesang Verein, and have rented the large hall in Perry & Lake’s block, for the purpose of holding meetings. The hall has been richly fitted up, and is an elegant apartment for the purpose intended. The following officers have been elected: E. E. Steinbeck, President; C. Saderstrom, Vice President; J. Rosenquist, Secretary and Gust. Sandehn, Treasurer.
Source: Rockford Weekly Gazette March 12, 1884