Rockford Elks’ Club, 210 W. Jefferson Street, opened 1912. Architect: Chicagoan Lawrence E. Buck. Note green tiles.




Sources: Google Image captured May 2019, Rockford Republic, January 24, 1912.

Main St., South, 112

Barbour, J.C. and Bro., dry goods, millinery, fancy goods, furs, blankets, shawls, dress goods

Source: 1876 Rockford City Directory

Main St., So., 112-14-16

Haskell, George S. Seed Co., George S. Haskell, manager. Wholesale Seeds

Source: 1889-1890 Rockford City Directory

J.C. Barbour Dry Goods

Source: 1880 Rockford City Directory

McDowell & Davis (W.A. McDowell and Henry G. Davis) Physicians and Surgeons. Office 112 S Main. The New Idea Dry Goods

Source: 1889-1890 Rockford City Directory & 1887-1888 Rockford City Directory

Simpson, E L, composition, Rockford Gazette newspaper, bds 112 S Main. Teague, John, propr Teague’s Restaurant, 112 S Main, res 217 S Main

Source: 1889-1890 City Directory

Jack F. Welch, saloon;  Maher & Smith, saloon; C.E. Osborne billiards

Source: 1905 Rockford City Directory

The White House, Arthur Whitehouse, proprietor, women’s and misses’ cloaks, suits and ready-to-wear garments, millinery

Source: 1911 Rockford City Directory

Independent 5 and 10 cent Store, C.E. Osborne

Source: 1916 Rockford City Directory

Clarence E Osborne, violin maker

Source: 1921 Rockford City Directory & 1926 Rockford City Directory

Doran W.B. Men’s Store

Source: 1937 Rockford City Directory

Gale's Shoe Store

Source: Rockford Register Republic 12/11/1944