Jefferson Ice Company

Street Address: 
1451 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL

"The Jefferson Ice Company." Northwest Chicago Historical Society No. 12 (July 2010): 24-26. Frank Suerth. Print version is available in the Newberry Library Newsletter Collection.

The company, started in 1865 by William Rustman, was located at this address in 1900, although it had numerous warehouses. Article includes photographs. This Memoir by Wilfred R. Franson may also be of interest.

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I have a sepia photo of my uncle, Jakob Aase, an immigrant from Norway, standing proudly by his Jefferson Ice truck in the 1920s/30s. I can send a copy by Messenger if anyone’s interested.

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