Joliet's Gerlach Barklow Calendar Company (Images of America)
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. The achievement of Lois Delander -- Miss America 1927 -- is illustrated in Gerlach-Barklow prints.Another surprise to fascinate history buffs is that the illustrators signed only their last names because many of them were women and male business owners wouldn't buy calendars that featured female artists.Tim said another interesting tidbit is that the company was worth more than $30 million when Theodore Gerlach died in 1933; when it began in 1907 the owners couldn't afford to buy a desk.Although the Smiths prefer the early Victorian-style Gerlach-Barklow prints, they point out that, like N
. Tim and Michelle Smith are passionate collectors of original Gerlach Barklow illustrations and prints. They have displayed their illustration art collection at the Joliet Area Historical Museum. They are also the authors of Plainfield in the Postcard History Series
Gerlach Barklow Calendars Diane Conroy This is exactly the book we needed for identifiying our artifacts at our White Spring Ranch Museum, Genesee Idaho. Thanks.
It includes calendar prints from the many artists employed by Gerlach Barklow, photographs of the various departments that made up the factory, photographs of company-sponsored sports teams, Volland books, as well as examples of Rust Craft greeting cards.. The Gerlach Barklow Company was organized in 1907. Gerlach. Over the next decade, the company quickly grew into one of the largest calendar and advertising companies in America. Barklow, and K. This book, through vintage photographs and calendar prints, offers a unique view of the Gerlach Barklow Company’s rich history. A leading employer in Joliet for several decades, the company sponsored many sports teams as well as an annual picnic for its employees. The prime movers in the organization of the company were Theodore R. Gerlach, Edward J. The construction of the factory building in Joliet began and was completed that same year. H