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The Tampico Area Historical Society encompasses parts of Whiteside County and Bureau County in Illinois. Focus is on Tampico, Hume Twp., Hahnaman/Deer Grove, & Prophetstown in Whiteside County & Yorktown & Thomas in Bureau County.
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Feb 20, 2010
7:13 PM
Hello Orrlytle,
The Sterling Gazette Newspaper has two articles that you may be interested in reading:
Subject Description Issue Date Page # Column #
Clark, Giddings & Co.{^} old time Sterling business 5 Oct 1945;4;1
Clark, Giddings & Co. Jewelry (Sterling){^} typical store of 1890 20 Aug 1949;4;6-8*

You can order copies from the Sterling Library or order the microfilm via interlibary loan.
Sterling Public Library
Jennifer Slaney, Director
102 West Third Street
Sterling, Illinois 61081
Phone: 815-625-1370
Fax: 815-625-7037

You should also contact the Sterling/Rock Falls Historical Society. I am sure they will have information on the company. Terry Buckaloo is the curator and director:
Sterling/Rock Falls Historical Society
Terence Buckaloo
Historical Society Director and Museum Curator

Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society, 1005 E. Third Street
P.O. Box 65, Sterling, IL 61081 - Telephone: (815) 622-6215
Hours: Tues-Thur-Sat 10 a.m.-12 noon & 1-4 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m.

Best of Luck!

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