Ken Staaf 1939- 2019 ‘He just considered everybody a friend’

Source: Rockford Register Star      December 21, 2019  Sec. A pg. 1  Sec. A pg.5

Rockford Brass Works – 1965 ad, photo – front of factory

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

 

Main St., South, 119

Boner, John, res. over 119 S. Main, W.R.

Source: 1876 Rockford City Directory

Harry S. Hezlep, engineer Rockford Oat Meal Co., bds. Chick House

Hogan, Wm. L., solicitor Philippi’s, Rockford City Directory, bds. Chick House

Jacobus, Wm. A., billing clerk C and I Railway

Fred W. Huber, waybill clk, Am Ex Co. bds. Chick House

Jones, Geo O., engraver Rockford Engraving Co., Bds. Chick House

Joyce, Edward P., (Joyce Bros.) bds. Chick House

Joyce, Henry M. (Joyce Bros.) Chick House

Kennedy, Miss Marie, bds. Chick House

Lawrence, Chas. T., bkpr. John McDermaid, bds. Chick House

Sillick, Eugene, burnisher Rockford Silver Plate Co., bds Chick House

Smallwood, Charles H., artistic carriage painting, bds Chick House

Spellman, Miss Sarah, waitress Chick House, bds. same

Will & Tracy (W.H. Will and T.W. Tracy) Sample Rooms, Dealers in Wines, Kentucky Whiskies, gins, ale, porter, barreled and bottled beer, soft drinks, etc. If you want something rich, ask for their 10 year old bourbon. 119 S. Main

Chick House

Source: 1889-1890 Rockford City Directory

Jerome J. Blewfield, saloon; Mrs. Margaret Sadewater, residence

Source: 1911 Rockford City Directory
Chick Hotel Sign
Source: Chick Hotel sign in photo above from Rockford 1912 R917.7331 R682r Published by The Rockford Morning Star
Rockford Office Supply House

Source: 1921 Rockford City Directory

Rockford Office Supply, Mrs. Margaret Sadewater

Source: 1926 Rockford City Directory

Rockford Office Supply House

Source: 1930 Rockford City Directory

The Soda Bar

Soda Bar

Source: Rockford Register Star 2/21/1980

Rockford Office Supply House street view

Rockford Office Supply House street View