Businesses

Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin

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Rasmussen's Grocery
412 Liberty ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Rau (Chas. F., Jr.) & Co.
State ? - 1872 - 1890 - ? aka The Enterprise Furniture
Co.; furniture mfg. & sales; undertaker
Raubenheimer, Lou
315 State ? - 1890 - 1910 - ? shoe dealer
Reckenbell's Grocery
158 Portland ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Rindfleisch's Flower Shop
514 E. Grand ? - 1929 - ? florist
Reitter, Aaron
----- ? - 1873 - ? clothing & merchant tailoring
Ressiguie's, J. M.
Allen's Block ? - 1886 - ? grocer [ad from Beloit Historical Society* (under Various, Beloit Free Press)]
Rex Theatre
----- ? - 1929 - ? movie theater [article from the Beloit Historical Society*]
Richardson, D. N.
State ? - 1873 - ? grocer
Riordan, D.
"west side" ? - 1873 - ? grocer
Ritsher, J.
353 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? meat market
Robinson Bros.
544 Broad ? - 1890 - ? bus line
Rock River Grocery
29 E. Portland ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Rock River Paper Company
----- ? - 1872 - 1873 - ? building paper, plaster board, tar paper, roofing, carpet paper; 1873 officers: S. T. Merril, pres.; J. M. Cobb, v.p.; H. F. Evans, treas.
Rock River Paper Mills
----- ? - 1890 - ? W. T. Randall, Agt.
Rogers, B. C.
----- ? - 1873 - ? grocer
Roland Toyland
127 W. Grand Ave. ? - 1954 - ? [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Rood, J. F.
----- ? - 1872 - ? sewing machines
Rosa & Adams
----- ? - 1907 - ? attorneys; Henry W. Adams & Charles D. Rosa
Rosenblatt (H. R.) & Sons
----- ? - 1890 - ? overalls mfg.
Rouse & Trostle
116 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? meat market
Rowe's Grocery
625 Middle ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Salisbury House
"near the railroad" ? - 1873 - ? Frank Salisbury, prop. 1873
Salisbury's (F.) Coffee House
State street, near the R.R. ? - 1857 - ? restaurant & reading room [ad from Beloit Historical Society* (under 1857 City Directory)]
Sanford, L. B.
East Side, 426 School ? - 1890 - ? baker & confectioner
Sanger, G. E.
422-424 School ? - 1890 - ? grocer
Sanitary Plumbing
North State ? - 1901 - ? plumbers; Kolthoff & Williams, props. [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Sargent, J. E.
311 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? clothing & gents furnishings; muscial merchandise
Schacht-Tuck Co.
----- ? - 1954 - ? automotive parts distributor; main office in Janesville
Scheibel's Grocery
410 Hackett ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Schneider Hardware
320-322 State ? - 1920s - ? hardware [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Schultz's Grocery
1900 St. Lawrence ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Scotch Woolen Co.
"On the bridge" ? - 1913 - ? tailors; Paul L. Malle, Mgr. [ad from Beloit Historical Society* (under The Senior Increscent)]
Shaffer's Grocery
619 Roscoe ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Shaw & Son
State & Broad ? - 1873 - ? grocers
Shea, D. J.
413 School ? - 1890 - ? clothing & gents furnishings
Sherman, H. N.
----- ? - 1873 - ? jeweler & optician
Sherman, W. H.
State ? - 1857 - ? jewelery, watches, toys, silver & plated ware, perfume [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Sherwood, J. A.
----- ? - 1873 - ? furniture store
Shultz's Grocery
441 E. Grand ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Shumaker & McCabe
----- ? - 1890 - ? directory publishers
Shumaker & Middlebrook
612 Pleasant ? - 1890 - ? books & stationery
Simmonds & Dennett
----- ? - 1873 - ? shoes, boots, hats, caps, fine goods, etc.
Smith (O. P.) & Co.
411 Broad ? - 1890 - ? elevator
Smith & Cannon
next door to west of post office ? - 1872 - ? pharmacy
Smith & House
"west side" ? - 1873 - ? grocers
Smith, G. E.
206 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? grocer
Smith, J. J.
----- ? - 1954 - ? jewelry store; also in Monroe, Janesville, Madison & Waukesha
Snyder Bros.
211 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? livery
Snyder, Al.
416 School ? - 1890 - ? livery
Southwick's Gift Shop (Mrs.)
1018 Central ? - 1929 - ? antiques [article from the Beloit Historical Society*]
Spickerman & Bratley
642 Third ? - 1913 - ? plumbing, heating, sheeting, metal work [ad from Beloit Historical Society* (under The Senior Increscent)]
Spyrea's Grocery
1002 Pleasant ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Stahl's Grocery
617 Merrill ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Stevens, W. E.
412 State ? - 1890 - ? contractors & builders
Stevens & Hendricks
310 State ? - 1890 - ? harness makers
Stier's Jewelry & Gifts
----- ? - 1929 - ? jeweler [article from the Beloit Historical Society*]
Stiles & Rogers
306 State ? - 1890 - ? grocer
Still, C. A.
354 Bridge 1883 - 1910 - ? books & stationery; sporting goods [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Stocking, George H.
----- ? - 1872 - 1873 - ? mfg. & dealer in leather and shoe findings, harness, saddles, collars, whips, robes, fly nets, etc.
Stone Bros.
403-405 Public ? - 1890 - ? livery
Stop & Shop
509 St. Lawrence ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Summit Avenue Grocery
1123 Summit ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Swanson's Accordian School & Sales
948 Wisconsin ? - 1950 - ? [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Talmadge, H. B. ("Hank")
State & Broad ? - 1872 - ? fruits & confectionary
Tattershall, R.
----- ? - 1872 - ? money lender; real estate agent
Thompson (J.) & Co.
----- ? - 1872 - ?
plows, wagons, pianos, organs; see John Thompson & Sons, Ltd. (below)
Thompson (John) & Sons, Ltd.
----- ? - 1872 - 1907 - ?
plow & wagon works; manufacturers of Producer Gas Engines; aka Beloit Plow & Wagon Works; John S. Allen, sales mgr. in 1907
Todd, S. J.
348 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? attorney
U.S. Clothing Co.
358 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? clothing & gents furnishings
Universal Grocery
1264 Nelson; 1023 Fourth; 723 Oak; 302 State; 1101 St. Lawrence ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Vale [Vales], Charles L.
322 Bridge ? - 1873 - 1890 - ? baker & confectioner
Vaudeville Grand Theatre
----- ? - 1911 - ? theater
Vern's Beer Depot
corner of 4th & Liberty Ave. ? - 1954 - ? Ethel & Vern Rylatt, owners [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Victor's Grocery
203 Short ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Vogue Beauty Salon
951 Brooks ? - 1946 - ? beauty salon [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Voight's Grocery
912 Copeland ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Voorhees, J. J.
431 State ? - 1890 - ? contractors & builders
Warner Instrument Co. ----- ? -----
Waterman, A. P.
417 School ? - 1890 - ? insurance & real estate
Watson & Andre
128 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? hardware
Webb Bros.
209 W. Bridge ? - 1890 - ? lunch room
Weise's (Chas. V.) Dept. Store
Beloit Plaza 1969 - ? Gorlyn Wermager, mgr. [article from Beloit Historical Society*]
Wells, E. H.
412 School ? - 1890 - ? tonsorial parlor [barber]
Westgate, F. E.
360 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? grocer
West Side Furniture Co.
313 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? C. F. Rau; furniture & undertaker
Wheaton, C. C. (Miss)
1005 Chapin ? - 1890 - ? music teacher
White's Grocery
403 Oak Grove ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Wickhem, J. G.
352 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? attorney
Wieland, Fred
State ? - 1949 - ? real estate, insurance, loans [ad from Beloit Historical Society* (under Business Calendars)]
Wilkinson, Geo. L.
1235 Chapin ? - 1890 - ? insurance & real estate
Williams' Engine Works
----- ? - 1890 - ? -----
Williams' Grocery
715 W. Grand ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Williams Paper Mill, The
----- ? - 1873 - ? -----
Wilson, John
----- ? - 1873 - ? grocer & baker
Wilson's Opera House
----- ? - 1912 - ? theatre [ad from Beloit Historical Society*]
Winslow & Rosenberg
327 State ? - 1873 - 1890 - ? hardware [ad from Beloit Historical Society* (under Various, Beloit Free Press)]
Wisch's Grocery
211 Middle ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Wonderly, Wm. H.
State ? - 1886 - ?
mfr. of marble; dealer in granite & cemetery work [ad from Beloit Historical Society* (under Various, Beloit Free Press)]
Woolsey, Theodore W.
----- ? - 1907 - ? lawyer
Worthington's Grocery
1126 Eighth ? - 1931 - ? grocer
YMCA
349 Bridge ? - 1890 - ? -----
Young & Frankland
1002 Fourth ? - 1931 - ? grocer
Ziegler Sisters
415 School ? - 1890 - ? millinery
Zilley, A.
State ? - 1873 - ? retail & wholesale dealer in liquor, ales, & cigars

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