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As this parade passes the Midway Theater and its ninety foot tower (right) at 721 E. State St., an unidentified helmeted figure is being hanged in effigy with a sign reading "Hell's New Ruler," perhaps a militaristic and political assessment.

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Portion of 100 Block of North Madison Street immediately north of the Eastside Centre at State and Madison.

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The south side of the 1000 block of East State Street in November 1984.

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The south side of the 200 block of East State Street, looking east, November 1993.

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The north side of the 200 block of East State Street. The tall building is the Eastside Centre at the corner of East State and North Madison Streets.

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The north side of the 200 block of East State Street. Rockford Furniture Mart is visible at 214 East State.

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The south side of the 200 block of East State Street, looking east from the railroad tracks. Visible are signs for The Hideaway, Sheree's Show Lounge, and a storefront advertising pool tables and bicycles for sale.

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South side of the 200 and 300 blocks of West State Street looking east including J.C. Penney, D.J. Stewart and the Rockford Trust Building. The News Tower is in the background at left.

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The south side of East State Street, looking west from the 300 block. Visible are the Rockford Register Star News Tower, Capri Restaurant, Copper Dome Coffee Shop, and Coca Cola advertising signs.

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The front of 308 East State Street in December 1993.

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The rear of 333 East State Street. The building was named Spafford Square when it was redeveloped in the 1980s. November 1984.

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3700 block of East State Street, looking west. Visible are Radio Shack and Union Hall.

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The north side of the 400 block of East State Street. Mid City Office Furnishings is visible.

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The north side of the 400 block of East State Street in November 1984.

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The north side of the 400 block of East State Street, looking west.

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This view depicts horses and wagons on the street, pedestrians on the sidewalks, wires strung above across the street, and signs on the left advertising Doxsee and Son and Fritz's. Doxsee and Son were located at 407 East State Street.

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Front of 416 East State Street before the removal of metal siding in October 1997.

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426-428 East State Street after a fire.

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500 block of East State Street, north side of the Street, looking west. Visible are Lawson's Art Shop, the Rockford Register Star News Tower, Rockford Orthopedic Appliance and Boston Restaurant.

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The 500 block of East State Street, north side looking towards the Faust Hotel. A Salvation Army store is on the right side.

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The north side of the 500 block of East State Street, including Lawson's Art Shop, in December 1993.

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South side of the 900 block of East State Street

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Intersection of 9th Street and East State Street, looking east, in September 1977.

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This scene looks east on East State St. from Madison St. at a military parade. The Hotel Chicago, 310-314 E. State, can be seen on the left.

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This black and white photograph, possibly used in the Rockford Register Star newspaper, depicts the News Tower building at 97 E. State Street, on the east side of the Rock River between bridges: the State Street Bridge (lower) and the Chestnut Street…

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An aerial view looking north, depicting the Rock River on the left and the News Tower building of the Rockford Register Star at 97 E. State Street. The State Street Bridge is in the lower part of the photo and the Jefferson Street Bridge spans the…

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This black and white photograph, possibly used in the Rockford Register Star newspaper, depicts the News Tower building at 97 E. State Street, with its parking lot to the left, the Rock River to the right, and East State Street turning into the State…

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This view of the newspaper building, located at 97 E. State Street, on the east side of the Rock River, looks west at the State Street bridge and Rockford's downtown area beyond that on the west side of the river.

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American National Bank with a drive through. 1201 East State Street.

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American National Motor Bank, 1201 East State Street at 9th Street and East State Street.

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This extreme close-up view looks down the west wall of the Rockford Register Star newspaper building, 97 E. State Street, which faces the Rock River.

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This photograph shows several women exhibiting the hats for sale in Anton Hill's Millinery Shop at 404 E. State Street.

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This black & white photograph depicts a Barber-Colman event at the Faust Hotel, 618-634 E. State at 4th St., which opened in 1929. The dance floor is empty with a large group of people standing towards the back. Along the dance floor are four tables…

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A color Polaroid photograph showing rings in a display case at Beale's Jewelry, 406 E. State St. There are several photos of the outside of the store in the 20th Century Business Exteriors collection.

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A color Polaroid photograph showing rings in a display case at Beale's Jewelry, 406 E. State St. There are several photos of the outside of the store in the 20th Century Business Exteriors collection.

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A color Polaroid photograph showing rings in a display case at Beale's Jewelry, 406 E. State St. There are several photos of the outside of the store in the 20th Century Business Exteriors collection.

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A photograph depicting two men, one seated behind the counter while the other stands in front of it, in Beale's Jewelry Store, located at 406 E. State Street.

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A photograph showing a scaffold in front of Beale's Jewelry store at 406 E. State Street.

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This color photograph shows Beale's Jewelry store at 406 E. State Street.

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This color photograph shows Beale's Jewelry store at 406 E. State Street.

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This color photograph shows Beale's Jewelry store at 406 E. State Street.

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This color photograph shows Beale's Jewelry store at 406 E. State Street.

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A color photograph depicting the inside of Beale's Jewelry, 406 E. State St. A female customer has just been served by a gentleman behind the counter. There are several photos of the outside of the store in the 20th Century Business Exteriors…

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In this photograph, a man is pictured working behind the counter of Beale's Jewelry, located at 406 E. State Street.

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This interior shot of Beale Jewelry Store at 406 East State Street, Rockford, shows brothers Joe and Art Beale standing behind counters on either side of the store.

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With a bicycle in front, a man stands in the doorway of the expansive Bedwell & Herrick Coal Company at 202 E. State Street, which offered wood, coke, and charcoal for sale.

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Bengt Nelson Farm possibly located at 2107 East State Street. Myrtle (born in 1899) is at the left with five children standing at right.

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Bethesda Evangelical Covenant Church. 118 Washington Street and 2101 East State Street.

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Of the two men pictured at Beale's Jewelry counter in this photograph, the one on the left in the suitcoat is most likely Bill Beduze, sales rep, mentioned on the back of the photo.

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This black and white photograph shows a blacksmith shop in Harlem, Illinois that was converted into a garage and store.

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A black and white nighttime photograph depicting the B & K, Block and Kuhl, Company, which was located at 315 W. State Street from 1950 to 1959 and at 516-518 E. State Street from 1960 and after.

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The Camelot Towers office building, 1415 E. State Street, was part of and next to Swedish-American Hospital.

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A photograph depicting a car in the 100 block of East State Street, just east of the Rock River. The Rockford Register Star News Tower, 97 E. State Street, looms at the extreme right.

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A photograph depicting a car parked in front of the east side of the newspaper building where the loading docks are located, around the corner from the News Tower at 97 E. State Street. The address on the doors here reads 107-111.

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Four people, three men and one woman, pose outside the Clark & McKenney Hardware Co. located at 429 E. State St. at the corner of 2nd Ave. in Rockford IL. This had become the J. L. Clark Hardware Co. by the 1902 city directory.

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This photograph depicts the construction of the Faust Hotel, which opened in 1929 at 618-634 E. State Street at 4th Street.

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A photograph depicting a clown band in an unidentified parade in the first block of W. State Street. The News Tower building in the left background is actually on the east side of the Rock River at 97-99 E. State Street.

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This photograph depicts the completion of construction on the Faust Hotel, which opened in 1929 at 618-634 E. State Street at 4th Street.

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This photograph depicts the construction of the Faust Hotel, which opened in 1929 at 618-634 E. State Street at 4th Street.

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This photograph depicts the construction of the Faust Hotel, which opened in 1929 at 618-634 E. State Street at 4th Street.
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