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2pm – D.C. Cook History and the Mystery Portrait

August 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

DC Cook Publishing Company. Elgin, IL

In 1884, the Elgin post office ranked third in Illinois for busiest by weight of mail handled because of the D. C. Cook Publishing Company. Specializing in Sunday school literature, D. C. Cook Publishing was one of Elgin’s longest-lived manufacturers. Join Bruce Cook and his family as they present their findings on the company and the Cook family researched through diaries, news clippings, and company minutes.


August 26, 2018
2:00 pm


Elgin History Museum
360 Park St
Elgin, Illinois
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