Garfield Ave

Garfield Ave 1916

Garfield not listed in any city directories before 1911 when the first three residents built on the 800 block.

Source: 1916 Rockford City Directory

 

 

“Army Officer Inspects Site” – later Camp Grant, 5-28-1917

Army Officer

Source: Rockford Daily Register-Gazette May 28, 1917

 

See also http://www.abandonedrails.com  for more information about the Chicago, Milwaukee and Gary Railroad

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