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Catalog Number 2000.001.0022
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Black & white portrait photo of Richard Stanley. He is wearing a coat and collared vest, white shirt and short tie. He sports a beard and moustache. The cloth appears very heavy.

NOTE: Photo #1 of this record is an original; restored photo is the second photo in the record.
Number of images 2
Date ca 1885
Photographer Doolittle, Artist
Title Stanley, Richard (2 photos)
Collection Nail Industry - Stanley, Richard
Accession number 2000.001.
People Stanley, Richard
Notes 1835- nailer, Industrialist

1860 Census Index, p 741, Family # 3412: Richard Stanley, 25, NY
NOTE: See Daily Advocate newspaper article 12/15/1910: Richard Stanley, born Penn 1835 learned nailers trade; came to Belleville 1880 Verify all this!!!

Parents: Joseph Stanley of Broadway England - See letter dated 12/10/1969 to Virginia Blair of Belleville from John O. Hall of Washington, MO. "Grandma use to visit cousin "Jimmy" Stanley in Belleville who went on to become a stage star in New York City. They have a photograph of Charles Stanley (see 2000.001.0021 Archives)

Advocate newspaper 12/12/1884 - Richard Stanley, established new nail mill near Ogle Station.

1884 Belleville City Directory: Richard (verify occup), A. L., nailer, George W.,
nailer, res east side of High 2 doors north of 7th South.

1887 Belleville City Directory: Richard, Tack Manufacturer, res 421 E 1st N

1891-1892 Belleville City Directory: Stanley Tack: N. Illinois near city limits.
Richard, Pres & Treas, Stanley Tack, res 403 East B St.

Advocate newspaper 12/31/1897 - Stanley Tack Works located at Gundlach Drill Works (N. Illinois in Swansea) for 12 years moves to Oakland Addition. Known as Stanley Wire Nail Works. Tack Factory started 1885 by G. W. and Richard Stanley a few years ago. Purchased by Lenz Wire Nail Plant.

Daily Advocate Newspaper 10/22/1900 - Richard Stanley, Veteran of Civil War granted increase in pension.

Descendant: Betty (Mrs. E. W. Bien) 10701 W. Pineaire Dr., Sun City, AZ 85351
Ms. Bien is the daughter of Virginia Krebs Kaltwasser Blair, who's parents are: Emma (known as Jennie) Stanley and Charles F. Krebs.

Children of Richard and Leah (Stubblebien) Stanley: George Washington,
Abraham Lincoln (Linc) (born 1865-1904), James Garfield, Emma, etc.

1891-2 Belleville City Street Directory
Richard, pres & treasurer, Stanley Tack Works res 403 East B; also George, teacher telegraph, Belleville Commercial College, Miss Martha
NOTE: George W., Sec Stanley Tack Works, re 215 S. High St.

1901-2 Belleville City Street Directory
Richard, Low (George W. Stanley Co.), res 116 Penn Ave. also Miss Anna B, Miss Martha, James G. Bookkeeper (George W. Stanley Co., George W (Stanley Co.)

Belleville Daily News-Democrat 6/7/1939
Mrs. Stanley's Funeral Today
Mrs. Agnes R. Stanley, 70 year old owner of the A. R. Stanley Company, tack manufacturerdied at St. Elizabeth's Hospital after a short illness. To be buried from First Presbyterian to Green Mount . Pallbearers listed but no family information

Daily Advocate 10/22/1902
Gustave A. Koerner Jr., grandson of late Lt. Gov md Martha E. Stanley, daughter of George or Richard (check on this)