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90.5.43 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
This photograph features several tents, horse-drawn buggies, and people strolling. This may be the County Fairgrounds on the west side of Rockford. The event as well as the names of individuals and organizations are unknown.

88.122.607 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
Like bicycle racing, footraces of varying lengths were very common in the 1890s and early 1900s. This photograph appears to show a footrace being held at the Fairgrounds. Before Fairgrounds Park was officially founded in 1905, it served as the annual…
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