Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s dining table, made by Rockford Union Furniture Company

Source: Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937-1512,  https://www.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse/

Rockford Union Furniture Co. 1889-1890

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Picture, above, from 1889-90 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory

Rockford Union Furniture Co., C.F. Anderson, president; C.F. Blomgren, vice-president; P.A. Peterson, secretary and treasurer. Wholesale manufacturers of Walnut, Antique Oak, Cherry and Birch Furniture. Eighth, south of Fourteenth ave.

Text source: 1889-90 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory

Rockford Union Furniture Co. – 1891

Rockford Union Furniture Co. Organized in 1876. Capital and surplus, $100,000. Its present officers are: C.F. Anderson, President; C. F. Blomberg, Vice-President; and P.A. Peterson, Secretary and Treasurer. They are manufacturers of ladies’ cabinet book-cases and pillar tables, and do an annual business of over $250,000 per year; employ 250 hands, with an annual pay roll of $125,000.  The factory is of brick 80 x 176 and 128 x 160 feet, three stories high.

Source: “Industrial and Picturesque Rockford,” by Eugene Browne and F. Ford Rowe, p 31, pub 1891.

Wholesale manufacturers of oak furniture and dealers in pine and hard lumber, sash, doors, blinds and building materials.  Office and yards corner 18th Ave. and Ninth St.  Source: 1892 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory.