Source: eBay.com, April 2009, item was for sale. Rockford on eBay – 1
1874 mention in The Rockford Journal; “Go to Atchley’s for tintypes”
Atchley A.S. photographer, (business) 314 W. State St., residence 209 N Main St. Source: 1874-75 Holland’s Rockford City Directory
Source: Rockford Morning Star June 10, 1897
Samuel Abrams, photographer, business 304 West State St., resides 607 Elm St.
Source: 1925 McCoy’s Rockford City Directory
Photograph 1953. Both photos, page 196
Worked as photographer for Rockford Morning Star for 40 years.
Retired from Rockford Register Star in 1993
Age: 79 Never married
4 years Navy in Pensacola, Florida
Source: Midwest Quarterly Magazine Summer 2008
Photographer, Rockford newspapers
Res: 1307 21st Street
Source: 1993 Rockford City Directory
C. W. Barnes, photographer over 106 S. Main, W.R., residence 512 Rockton Ave, W.R.
Source: 1876 City Directory
Barnes, G.W. photographer over 106 S. Main, West of river, resides 512 Rockton av.
Source: Bassett’s Rockford City Directory for 1879