Main St., South, 114

Henderson, J., plumber under C. Withrow, S. Main

Source:  1876 Rockford City Directory

Clarke, Edward W., wks. C. & I. RR, rooms 114 S. Main. Clark, Miss V.L., dressmaker, room 20, over 114 S. Main, res same Miss S. Anna Davenport, chief opr C.U. Tel Co, res 114 S Main. Drew, Miss C., dressmaker, room 11, over 114 S. Main, res. same. F. Friedman, clothing, 114 S. Main, res 107 N. Horsman. Nils Hanssen, tailor Merchant Tailor Stock Co., bds 114 S. Main. Mrs. L. Hartwell, millinery, room 2, over 114 S. Main, res. same. Lewis Hollett, res 114 S. Main.

Source: 1889-1890 Rockford City Directory

Masters Shoe Co. and Hand Tooled Leather Co and Evelyn Beauty Shop

Source: 1930 Rockford City Directory


Main St., South, 111

Merchant Tailor Stock Co., Adolph Peterson, president Merchant Tailors, Daniel Dow, capitalist, Dow’s Block, 111 S Main, bds, The Wilson. Larson, Olof, a resident since 1867. Custom shoemaker and repair

Source: 1889-1890 Rockford City Directory

111 S. Main St.

above, Northwest corner of 100 block So Main photo from 2011

Grand Jewelry Co.

Source: 1930 Rockford City Directory

Pantorium Cleaners & Dyers

Source:  1937 Rockford City Directory


Main St., South, 111

Bullock, John collar maker, Hess & Hopkins Leather, bds Chick House, Bulock, J.W., wks Rockford Silverplate Co., bds Chick House Bullus, T.F., solderer, Rockford Silverplate Co, bds Chick House Megill, Miss Kate, cook Chick House, bds same Mensel, Miss Dora, chambermaid Chick House, bds. same Merchant Tailor Stock Co., Adolph Peterson, prest, Merchant tailors. Fine suitings and splendid fits.

Source: 1889-1890 Rockford City Directory

Schulein, A.E. shoes

Source: 1926 Rockford City Directory

Chick Hotel

Source: Republic 9/1/1923 & Register 1/19/1917 & Gazette 1/19/1917

A E & B Schulein, shoes

Source: 1905, 1911 Rockford City Directory

A.E. Schulein, J.T. Joslin, W.H. Sovereign, H.J. Wilcox

Source: 1916, 1921 Rockford City Directory