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Aurleio De La Rosa.pdf
Aurelio DeLaRosa was born in Mexico. He immigrated to the United States with his parents and siblings in the early 1970s. After living in Houston, Texas for a short time the family relocated to Rockford, Illinois.

Xuan Dinh.pdf
Xuan Dinh was born in Vietnam. He immigrated to the United States and Rockford, Illinois in 1995.

Quynh Do.pdf
Quynh Do was born in Vietnam and immigrated to the United States in 1991 at the age of two with her parents. They came to Rockford, Illinois within a year.

Teresita Endencia.pdf
Teresita Endencia was born in the Philippines. She immigrated to the United States in 1956, coming to Rockford, Illinois in 1990.

Gudrun Ericson.pdf
Gudrun Ericson was born and raised in Germany. She immigrated to the United States in 1949 and came to Rockford, Illinois in 1951.

Ellie Etminan.pdf
Ellie Etminan was born in Iran. She immigrated to the United States around 1984 and moved to Rockford, Illinois in 1986.

Maria Fabiano.pdf
Maria Fabiano was born and raised in Sicily. She immigrated to the United States in 1948 and came right to Rockford, Illinois.

Gustav Gilg.pdf
Gustave Gilg was born in Haiti. He came to the United States in 1945 and to Rockford, Illinois in 1972.

John Ianni.pdf
John Ianni was born in Italy. He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1927. He came to Rockford, Illinois in 1928.

Maxine Jensen.pdf
Maxine Jensen was born in Beloit, Wisconsin and has lived in the Rockford, Illinois region all of her life. Her father immigrated to the United States from Italy in 1914; her mother followed several years later.

William Johnson.pdf
William Johnson was born in Sweden and immigrated to the United States and to Rockford, Illinois in 1924 with his parents and brother.

erwin konrad.pdf
Erwin Konrad was born in East Germany. He immigrated to the United States in 1957 and came to Rockford, Illinois to live with his brother.

Chung Lee.pdf
Chung Lee was born in South Korea. She came to the United States and to Rockford, Illinois in 2000.

Puja Mehhiratta.pdf
Puja Medhiratta was born and raised in India. She immigrated to the United States in 1990 to join her new husband Deepak Medhiratta.

Deepak Medhiratta.pdf
Deepak Medhiratta was born in India. He immigrated to the United States and came to Rockford, Illinois in 1976 with his parents and sister.

Alene Munyemana.pdf
Alene Munyemana was born in Rwanda. She came to the United States as a refugee in 1997 and to Rockford, Illinois in 2003.

Kaare Nevdal.pdf
Kaare Nevdahl grew up in Norway. He immigrated to Canada before coming to the United States and to Rockford, Illinois in 1948.

Marge Peterson.pdf
Marge Peterson grew up in Rockford, Illinois. Her father immigrated to the United States in 1909 but was an illegal immigrant until 1917.

Sunil Puri.pdf
Sunil Puri was born in Bombay, India. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and came to Rockford, Illinois soon after.

Ebow Quansah.pdf
Ebow Quansah grew up in Ghana and immigrated to the United States in 1976.He has lived in Rockford, Illinois since 1999.

Gunnar Rahm.pdf
Gunnar Rahm was born in Sweden. He immigrated to the United States with his family at age 7 in 1925.

Rachel Salvagio.pdf
Rachel Salvagio was born in Rockford, Illinois. Her parents immigrated to the United States separately from Italy in the early 1910s.

Linda Zuba.pdf
Linda Zuba immgrated to the United States from Bogotá, Colombia in 1963. She came to Rockford, Illinois around 1970.

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People milling in street; Seventh St. Clothing Co. far left; "Dick Yates for Governor" banner over street

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View of outside and inside store, S. E. corner 7th St. and 3rd Ave., A. E. Freburg, proprietor.

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Street scene with vendors; September 20-25, 1915; "Compliments of The Register-Gazette, Rockford's Greatest Newspaper."

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Street scene with Boston Clothing House far right.

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Looking down on street from telephone pole height.

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View from building top with street car.

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Colorized street scene; postmarked Aug. 31 to Mr. K. J. Lundgren

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West side of 7th St. north from 4th Ave. L to R: Miller Shoes; O. J. Johnson Co.; Lignell's; Ekeberg's Dry Goods; Fulton and Anderson Clothing.

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Colorized street scene with overhanging signs (L to R): Royal, Lunch, unreadable on corner, and Drugs.

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Horse and buggies/wagons and street car tracks.

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Street scene with horse and wagons; "Boston" sign, middle left; "Bon Ton" on right.

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Olson's Clothing on right; Coca Cola ad (5 cents) on left.

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Colorized street scene looking north, trolley in street, horse and buggies/wagons on sides.

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Corner building, 424 - 430 Seventh Street, "Home of Rockford's Newest Department Store, Ekeberg's."

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Looking right up the tracks in the middle of the street, horse and wagons/buggies to the sides.

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Colorized street scene looking north, overhanging signs: Walden's and Hill's.

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Ekeberg's Dry Goods and Fulton & Anderson Clothing.

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Two locations listed: 421 Seventh Street and 221 S. Main St. "Our Highest Price: $4.90, Many Less."

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Colorized photo of stand-alone stone structure.

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Exterior of the Coronado Theatre; marquee reads "Jane Withers 'Ginger' O P Heggie

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The imposing edifice emblazoned with "United States Post Office," with its ten-columned front and US flag atop.

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Colorized photo of the corner brick building.

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View down the street with an automobile and pedestrians on the right.

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On the left: Johnson & Johnson, Drugs & Soda, Robert L. Beatson Kuppenheimer Good Clothes, Legal Loan Co., Madelon Beauty Salon, the Palace Orpheum Cinema Vaudeville & Photoplays featuring "A Thief in the Dark"; Schrom's on the right.

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Color graphic rendering with moonlit clouds and street lamps illuminating the nightlife with pedestrians on the sidewalks and cars on the street.

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Stately homes on a tree-lined street with automobiles parked at the curbs.

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T. J. Mannix Meat and a hotel on the right.
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