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[Wright's directory of Rock County for 1919 comprising an alphabetical arranged list of business firms and private citizens; a classified business directory; a numerical street directory; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officers, schools, churches, banks, incorporated institutions, societies, etc.]
([1919])

Abbreviations,   p. 125


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WRIGHT'S 
Janesville Directory 
1919 
ABBREVIATIONS 
accountant .......... acct electrician .......electr 
advertising .......... adv elevator ........... elem 
agent ................ ag engineer ........... enj 
agricultural .........Ia engraver ...........eng 
alley ..................a exchange.      .   exci 
%rchitect  ........... archt express  ...............exl 
assembler ........ aemblr financial.............. fil 
assistant  ............ asst fitter  ..................fir 
automobile  ......... auto  toot  ................... f 
avenue ............... av freight  .............fr 
baggageman .       bgemn furnishings ...... furng 
between ........... bet general .............er 
blacksmith .... blksmth goods ...........       gds 
block ................ blk hand.................hd 
boarding house. .boarding hanger ...............hg 
bookbinder ....... bkbndr hardware ........... hdw 
bookkeeper ......... bkpr helper ...............h pr 
boulevard  ........... bivd  house  ................. t 
bricklayer ........ brklyr implements ......... Impl 
builder  ............. bldr Incorporated  ......... inc 
building ............ bldg inspector ............ Inap 
ousiness .............bus Instructor..........Instr 
cabinetmaker ' .... cabmkr Insurance ............ins 
carpenter........... carp keeper ............... kpr 
cashier ............. cash laborer .............. lab 
chauffeur .......... chauf lane ................... Ia 
chief ................chf linotype ............. lino 
civil engineer..    iveng lithographer .   ...litho 
cleaner .............clnr machinist ........ mach 
clerk.................clk maker .............. mkr 
collector  ........... collr manager  ............ mgr 
commercial ....... coml manufacturer .......mfr 
commercial traveler ....  manufacturing .*::..mfg 
...............comtrav market .............mkt 
commissioner ..... comr mechanic.......... mech 
conductor ...........cond mechanical ......... mech 
confectioner .......confr merchandise .......mdse 
contractor ........ conti messenger .......... mess 
corner ............... cot milliner ............mlnr 
correspondent .    corres molder ............. mold 
court  ................. ct motorman  ......... motor 
cutter  ............... ctr music  ............... mus 
dealer  ............... dlr musician  ........... musn 
delivery  ............. del mutual  ............. m ut 
department......... dept near...................nr 
deputy ..............dep north ..................n 
domestic ............ dom north side ............ n a 
draftsman ....... drftsmi, northeast ............. ne 
drive ................ dr northwest ........... nw 
east.   ......,operator ............. opr 
a          .......   .s     s..... 
east  s e.. .  . .  ... e  pD osite  ............. OPP 
packer  .............. pkr 
painter  ............. pntr 
park  .............. 
peddler ..........     r 
photographer.     photog 
physician ........... phys 
place  ............. .. p 
plasterer .......... pstr 
plumber ..........plmbr 
pressfeeder . .,* .... prsfdr 
pressman ........prsmn 
principal  ............ prin 
printer............prntr 
produce...........prod 
proprietor .......... prop 
public ............... pub 
publisher .......... publr 
rear  ...................r 
repairer ............ repr 
residence ............res 
restaurant ......... restr 
retail  ................ ret 
road  .................. rd 
salesman  .......... sales 
seamatress ........ seams 
ergeant  ........... ser  t 
hipping  ............ ship 
outh.................. 
outh side............ s 
outheast  .... ; ........ se 
southwest .......    sw 
pecial  ............... spi 
tenographer ...... sten,) 
tereotyper ........ stereo 
urgeon ............ urg 
eacher  ............. tchr 
ender  .............. tndr 
errace  ............... ter 
ownship............ twp 
ransportation .... tranep 
reasurer .......... treaR. 
pholsterer ........ uphol 
eterinary  ........... Vol 
west  ................ . w 
rest side...........w s 
wholesale ..........who. 
widow  .............. wtd 
worker  .............. wkr 
vorks  ............... wk 
GIVEN NAMES ABBREVIATIONS 
Abraham   ........... Abr Eugene   .........  Eug Patrick  ............ Patk
Alexander.    .....  Alex Frederlik......... red iRichard ............ Rich
Alfred .......        AlfGeorge .............. Gen Robert ............Robt
Archibald ..........ArchJacob ................ JaciSamuel .............Sami
August ............JAujames ............... Jas Solomon ............. Sni
Benjamin .......... Ben JJohn ............... Jno Stephen ........... Steph
Catherine......     CathJoseph.............. eheodore ..........The 
Charles ............ChaiKatherine.........Kath Thomas...........Tho 
Daniel ............DanliMargaret ..........Marg Willam ............ Wm 
Edward ...........dw Michael........... Mich 
Elisabeth ..........'. NJi. Nicholas ........... Nichi 
FIRM ABBREVIATIONS 
&H Lbr Co ........... JvIlle P B & P C....... R R C Co ............
Janesville Paper Box &        Rock River Cotton Co 
Brittingham & Hizon Lbr Co              Printing Co S & MeK L Co
............ 
PH   .  C.challer & McKey Lumber Co 


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