Frithiof Nelson, President of Forest City Knitting Co.

2005.2.54 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Frithiof Nelson, President of Forest City Knitting Co.

Description

Wearing a straw hat, Frithiof Nelson, president of Forest City Knitting Co., 212 Catherine St., Rockford IL, stands at the entrance to his company's mill. Frithiof is the son of Nelson Knitting Co. founder John Nelson. 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

early 20th century

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2005.2.54

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

4" x 5.5"

Citation

“Frithiof Nelson, President of Forest City Knitting Co.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 29, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2459.

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