Knitting Industry Timeline

Knitting Industry Timeline

Knitting District Timeline 2

knitting Timeline

Knitting Industry Timeline 4



Main St. South, 305

DeCamp, J.F. machine shop

Source: 1880 City Directory

Peter Mamalio in street listing, Peter Mamalis in names. Shoe Shiner this address res 223 S Main St.

Source: 1916 City Directory

United Benefit Life Insurance Co. R 211

Source: 1940 City Directory

Gust Damikas, Gould Bros

Source: 1911 City Directory

Fisher Co. Felt & Terrant Mfg Co, General Engineering Co, Dr J P Gordon, Dr C E Hanstrom,  Heuer  Teachers Agency, Horner & Horton, Illinois Life Insurance, Illinois Painting Co., Industrial Traffic Bureau, Jensen Roofing Co., Kardex Rand Sales, F O T Lindstrom, Marinello Shop,   Dr J C Martin, Modern Woodman of America, Moffat Cigar Co., Monroe Calculating Machine Co, National Surety Co., Nelson Insurance Agency, Penrod Walnut & Veneer Co.,Pierson- Hallowell Co wholesale lumber, Prudential Life Insurance Co., Pure Silk Hosiery Mills, Research Laboratory, Rockford Viavi Co., J A Rourke real estate and contractor, A E Rutledge, O H Schubert, The Show card Service, N D Taylor, Travellers Insurance Co., Dr O W Tulisio, Kines Co., W T Van Der Meer, Western Adjustment & Inspection Co., Western and Southern Life Insurance Co., Delphine Willson, Wisconsin National Life Insurance, Mosaic Co., Wunderlich’s (E P Wunderlich)

Source: 1926 City Directory


Source: 1933 City Directory

Cutler Building: Dr Bernard Bolotoff, phys; Dr. Harry A. Karceski, dentist; Dr. Nordahl O Gunderson, phys; Dr. Wm E Sumner, chiropractor; Frank I Johnson, furniture design; Roy Hayes and Associates, engineers, The Francis Engineering Co engineers; Kalos Shop beauty shop; Brinks Inc. Express;  Rockford Rectal and Rupture Clinic, National Discount Corp. finance; Rockford Rubber Stamp Works; George Ritenour office supplies; State Dept. of Public Welfare; Alex J Victor lawyer; Rexair Sales and Service air conditioning; Osborn Institute of Corrective Massage; Sloggett and Sloggett healers; U S Veterans Administration.

Source: 1947 City Directory

Cutler Building: Hanley Furniture Co. sales rooms, Real Silk Hosiery, Dr. Algernon Waddington, phys. National Discount Co., Rockford Rubber Stamp Works, State Dept. of Public Welfare, Osborn Institute of Corrective Massage, U S Selective Service System, Dr. Bernard Bolotoff; Charles E Boettcher architect; American Mutual Life Insurance Co., Wm. Lathrop, atty.; Victor, Ghent and Peterson lwyrs., Collis M Hennelly lwyr.; Rockford Textile Mills office space, Harry “Bud” Green jr. real estate; Dr. Carroll W Rice, phys; American Cancer Society, Empire Beauty Shop.

Source: 1954 City Directory