Schools, Rockford, Illinois

Title

Schools, Rockford, Illinois

Description

A collection of postcards and photographs displaying many schools throughout the Rockford area and some within the Northern Illinois region. The scenes span the era 1880-1954.

Date

1880-1954

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Language

English

Collection Items

Harlem School Students
Students at the District 55 Harlem School in 1906.

Keith Country Day School Dramatic Cast
Keith Country Day School students dressed for a play. Top row: France Ann McCanna, Margaret Williams, Barbara Burr, John McClure, Campbell Perks, Tad Mower, Tom Schmidt, John Mohr, Everett Mertz, Bob Hall, John Severson, Edson Gaylord, Billy Gotman.…

Lincoln School Students
Lincoln School at Court Street and Park Avenue. Lincoln School was renamed Franklin School in 1925 when Abraham Lincoln Junior High was opened.

Guilford Center School
Guilford Center School on the northwest corner of Mulford Road and Guilford Road.

Students in a Henrietta School Fourth Grade classroom
Students sitting at their desks in their classroom. Henrietta School, Grade 4, 1952-1953. Teacher Betty Peters stands at back near windows. It appears to be Valentine's Day, February 14, 1953 as most students have homemade valentines and boxes on…

Students in a Walker School Sixth Grade classroom
Students sitting at desks in their classroom at P.R. Walker School, Grade 6A. The teacher, Betty Peters, is standing in back. Walker School was located at 1520 Post Avenue.

Henrietta School Students
Class photo taken outside. Believed to be Henrietta School at 200 N. Johnston Avenue. The teacher, Betty Peters, is standing behind at the right.

Walker School Sixth Grade Class
Sixth grade class at P. R. Walker School 1950-1951. The teacher, Betty Page, is center. Walker School was at 1520 Post Avenue.

Henrietta School Fourth Grade Class
Fourth grade class at Henrietta School, 1955-1956. The teacher, Betty Peters, stands at the left. Henrietta School was at 200 N. Johnson Avenue.

Walker School Sixth Grade Class
Sixth grade class at Walker School in 1950. Three rows of students with the teacher, Mrs. Betty Peters, standing at the right. Walker School was at 1520 Post Avenue.

Walker School Sixth Grade Class
Sixth grade class at Walker School in 1950. Three rows of students with two female teachers standing on either side. Walker School was at 1520 Post Avenue.

Highland School Heavyweight Champions
"Highland School Heavyweight Champions". Two rows of football players with a football marked 1921. Top row: Jake Ahlgren, unknown, V. Nelson, Rupert Johnson, Dick Harrington, Pete Van Ames, Stan Hribal, Russ Harring. Bottom Row: Dick Decamp, H.…

Pecatonica High School Class of 1938
Pecatonica Community High School senior class of 1938. Pictured are Fay Hamilton, Marilyn Thorne, Jean Goodwill, Eugene Crull, Principal Ransom Bradley, Leon Naber, Betty Neeley, Marie Spelman, Donald Glawe, Alice Herbig, Vivian Unger, Ruth Anderson,…

William Dennis School
William Dennis School 1954-1955. Dennis School is located on Hudson Street.

Lincoln Park School
Lincoln Park Elementary School, at Springfield Avenue and West State Street, Elementary School, at Springfield Avenue and West State Street, 8th Grade Graduation.

Lincoln Park School Eighth Grade Graduation
Lincoln Park Elementary School, at Springfield Avenue and West State Street, 8th Grade Graduation. Teacher Robert Bushaw is in the first row, to the right of two other adults.

North End Portable School Classroom
North End Portable School classroom located in Williams Park at the corner of Huffman Boulevard and Yonge Street.

Brown School Reunion, Class of 1912.
Brown School Class of 1912, 50th reunion. The school was located at 16th Avenue and 8th Street. Third from the left in the front row is their teacher, Mrs. Victoria Ericson.

William Dennis School Staff, 1957
William Dennis School 1957-1958 Staff. Dennis School is located on Hudson Street.

William Dennis School Staff, 1958
William Dennis School Staff 1958-1959. Dennis School is located on Hudson Street.

Ellen Stiles School Staff, 1977
Ellen Stiles Elementary School Staff 1977-1978. Stiles was located on LeClede Avenue.

Ellen Stiles School Staff, 1981
Ellen Stiles Elementary School Staff, 1981-1982. Stiles was located on LeClede Avenue.

Ellen Stiles School Sixth Grade
Ellen Stiles Elementary School, 1981-1982 Grade 6. Stiles was located on LeClede Avenue.

Ellen Stiles School Fifth and Sixth Grades
1980- 1981 Ellen Stiles Elementary School, Grade 5 & 6. Stiles was located on LeClede Avenue.

Ellen Stiles School Staff, 1979
1979-1980 Ellen Stiles Elementary School Staff. Stiles was located on LeClede Avenue.

Ellen Stiles School Sixth Grade
1979-1980 Ellen Stiles Elementary School, Grade 6. Stiles was located on LeClede Avenue.

Lincoln Park School Eighth Grade Class
Lincoln Park Elementary School, at Springfield Avenue and West State Street, Grade 8 with teacher Mr. Robert Bushaw.

Lincoln Park School Class of 1936
Lincoln Park Elementary School, at Springfield Avenue and West State Street, graduating class of 1936.

Ellis School
Ellis School, at the 1500 block of Elm Street.

Turner School Class of 1923
Graduating class of 1923 at Turner School, 1410 Broadway Avenue.

Barbour School
Barbour School group. Roy Williams is in the second row, the sixth from the left. Barbour School was on Montague Street.

John Nelson School Sixth Grade Class
John Nelson School, Grade 6. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

John Nelson School Fifth Grade Class
John Nelson School, Grade 5. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

John Nelson School Fourth Grade Class
John Nelson School, Grade 4. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

John Nelson School Third and Fourth Grade Students
John Nelson School, Grade 3 & 4. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

John Nelson School Third Grade Class
John Nelson School, Grade 3. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

John Nelson School Second Grade Class
John Nelson School, Grade 2. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

John Nelson School First and Second Grade Students
John Nelson School, Grade 1 & 2. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

John Nelson School First Grade Class
John Nelson School, Grade 1. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

John Nelson School Kindergarten Class
John Nelson School, kindergarten. Located on 14th Street and 5th Avenue.

Fell School, Burritt Township
Fell School in Burritt Township, Winnebago County. Left to right from top to bottom: Harold Shields. Jessie McD., Flay Simpson, Grace McD., Winnie McD., Jeanette McD., Dorothy Shields, Mildred Pollock, Darrell Shields, John McD., Ivan McD.

P.R. Walker School Class of 1920
Class of 1920 at P.R. Walker School at 1520 Post Avenue. Earl Parlee, Rodney Lowry, Morris Edelwish, Arthur Belter, Gladys Bjork, Earl Wolf, Evert Moulder, David Jonist, Janice Kennedy, Harry Peterson, Edward Foltz, Ralph Pontius, Paul Rosenthal,…

Turner School
Turner School in 1910, located at 1410 Broadway Avenue. Teachers: Miss Giffen, Miss Cassidy. Names of children: Judith Johnson, Helen Duhfek, Bertha Lund, Nellie Jackson, Ethel Warner, Hilma Carlson, Eleanor Frederickson, Dora Nyquist, Alice…

Rockford High School Band
The Rockford High School Band. The band included male students of any grade from Freshmen to Seniors. Established in 1907, the band performed at athletic and social events, as well as in the community.

Ellis School Second Grade Class
Ellis School 2nd Grade Class. Ellis School was at the 1500 block of Elm Street.

Ellis School First Grade Class
Ellis School 1st Grade Class with teacher Miss Maime Irons. Ellis School was at the 1500 block of Elm Street.

Ellis School
Ellis School at the 1500 block of Elm Street. The teacher is Bess Conway.

Ellis School
Ellis School at the 1500 block of Elm Street. The teacher is Bess Conway.

Rockford High School Class of 1906
The graduating class of 1906, Rockford High School. The high school was located on Madison Street. Desrette Hodges is the African-American student in the center of the back row.

Lincoln School
Lincoln School on Rockford's west side at Court Street and Park Avenue. Top Row: Mrs. Marie Taylor, Carl Ross, Bert Sames, Daisy Sames, Charlie Clifford, Minnie Gray, Frankie Reed, Jessie Williams, Morris Pendergrast, Lee Shaw, Prof. Stetson -…

Roosevelt Junior High School
Roosevelt Junior High School at 978 Haskell Avenue. Built in 1922.

Lincoln Junior High School under construction.
Lincoln Junior High School, on Charles Street, under construction.

Rockford High School
Rockford High School, 1906 addition, South Madison Street.

Rockford High School
Rockford High School, corner Walnut and South Madison Street

Rockford High School
Rockford High School, corner Walnut and South Madison Street

Rockford High School
Rockford High School, South Madison Street

Lincoln Junior High School under construction.
Lincoln Junior High School, on Charles Street, under construction.

Lincoln Junior High School
Lincoln Junior High School on Charles Street, around the time of its completion in September 1927.

Benjamin Franklin School (formerly Lincoln School)
Lincoln School, located at Park Avenue and North Court Street, was renamed Benjamin Franklin School in 1925.

Wood-working class at Rockford High School
Wood-working class at Rockford High School
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