Forest City Knitting Co. by the Rock River.

2005.2.6 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Forest City Knitting Co. by the Rock River.

Description

An aerial view of the Forest City Knitting Co., 212 Catherine St., Rockford IL, showing the Rock River (top portion of photo). Denton Island is visible in the extreme upper part of the photograph. John Nelson, who began the Nelson Knitting Co. in 1880, died in 1883 at the age of 53. His sons, Franklin, William, Oscar, and Frithiof, started the Forest City Knitting Co. in 1890.

Date

circa 1930s

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2005.2.6

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

4.5" x 6.5"

Citation

“Forest City Knitting Co. by the Rock River.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 30, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2456.

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