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2012.66.1058 300dpi 4x6.jpg
Kishwaukee Street, looking north from 15th Avenue, in September 1977. A Shell Gas Station is at left.

2012.66.494 300dpi 4x6.jpg
Beyer Elementary School, 333 15th Avenue, in August 1977.

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Beyer Elementary School, 333 15th Avenue, in August 1977.

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Beyer Elementary School, 333 15th Avenue, in August 1977.

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15th Avenue Mini-Mart, north side of 15th Avenue across from Blackhawk Park

2012.7.19 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. Shutters at the side windows add a decorative element to a simple architectural style.

2012.7.18 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. The side windows have shutters and new vents have been added to the roof.

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The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. The windows on the front porch have been changed to a double sash type and the siding in front has been replaced with a more decorative brick.

2012.7.16 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue.

2012.7.15 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue.

2012.7.14 96 dpi wm.jpg
A car is parked in the driveway in front of the garage of Howard and Phylis Monson's home at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. The back door of the house is facing the garage.

2012.7.13 96 dpi wm.jpg
The back door of Howard and Phyllis Monson's home at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. The windows at the side of the house are covered with dark panels that are clipped to the window frame at the top. These are possibly blackout shielding. During World War II,…

2012.7.12 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. There are dark coverings on all of the windows of the house. It is possible that these are blackout drapes. As an industrial city during World War II, Rockford, Illinois was a target for…

2012.7.11 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue in winter.

2012.7.10 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. A young girl is posing with a bicycle near a garage. The windows have heavy coverings.

2012.7.8 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. A child is posing in front of the house.

2012.7.7 96 dpi wm.jpg
A young woman standing at the back door of Howard and Phyllis Monson's house at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. The trellis provides some privacy shielding for the back entrance into the home. The metal box attached to the house wall near the back door is…

2012.7.6 96 dpi wm.jpg
An elderly woman is holding a child near the steps to the front porch of the house at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. This is Howard and Phyllis Monson's home.

2012.7.5 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue.

2012.7.4 96 dpi wm.jpg
The back door of Howard and Phyllis Monson's home at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. Ornamental concrete block was used for the entire foundation. The trellis at the back door offers a decorative element.

2012.7.3 96 dpi wm.jpg
The home of Howard and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. The foundation is ornamental concrete block which was a popular building material 1890s - 1930s. It was cheaper and easier to use than stone.

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2023 15th Avenue (Howard A. and Phyllis Monson's house) and neighboring houses. In the 1940s, there was a demand for housing and a lot of shortages in various building materials. Communities had to be created to offer housing solutions. Using the…

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Home of Howard A. and Phyllis Monson at 2023 Fifteenth Avenue. Howard and Phyliis moved into the home in 1942.

2006.27.13 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
Fans are pictured outside the entrance to Beyer Stadium, a football field with a running track around it that was known as the "Peach Orchard," located at 245 15th Avenue in Rockford IL. From 1943 to 1954, this was the "Home of the Peaches,"…

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A reproduction photograph picturing four Rockford Peaches on a field, possibly Beyer Stadium, a football field with a running track around it that was known as the "Peach Orchard," located at 245 15th Avenue in Rockford IL. Left to Right: Dorothy…

2002.18.1 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A team photograph of the 1944 Rockford Peaches sitting and standing on the grass in front of a scoreboard, possibly at Beyer Stadium, a football field with a running track around it that was known as the "Peach Orchard," located at 245 15th Avenue in…
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