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Black and white image with a woman in white on the sidewalk.

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Black and white photograph of the Armory building with "March 7 - 47" written on the back.

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Corner building with street car and horse and buggies in the streets.

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With horse and buggies/wagons and a trolley in the street, C. F. Henry Clothing Co. is on the left and Rockford National Bank, with its "clock" sign, is on the right.

Stasica, Bruno - WW II.pdf
Born September 22, 1921, Bruno Stasica joined the Army in 1942 and then applied to the Army Air Force, ultimately becoming a paratrooper. He was discharged in 1946. He died May 15, 2007.

Lind, Carl Edward - WW II.pdf
Born about 1924, Carl E. Lind enlisted in the Airforce as navigator in July 1943. He was discharged in June 1945. Carl died January 9, 2019.

Nelson, Charles - WW II.pdf
Born May 19, 1922, Charles Nelson was drafted in December 1942 into the Army Air Force. He died September 21, 2013.

Staley, Charles W. - WWII.pdf
Born October 8, 1920, Charles W. Staley enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1941. He died October 31, 2010.

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This card is in a booklet stamped "Souvenir Letter: Views of Rockford, Ill." This depicts the City Hall's three-story structure with a clock tower.

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From West State Street looking north on Main Street: on the left, Rockford Dry Goods Co., Kress', and the Coronado Theatre in the distance; Mason's, Doran's, and the Palace Theatre on the right.

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

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Majestic view of the theater's white and gold organ. On the back: "The Grande Barton Theatre Pipe Organ (4 manuals, 17 ranks) opened the Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois in 1927. Restored in 1971, it is maintained by the Land of Lincoln Theatre…

Owens, Donald W., WW II.pdf
Born February 4, 1919, Donald W. Owens joined the Army Anti Tank Battalion in April of 1941. He was discharged in July 1945. He died September 27, 2009.

Heerens, Dr. Robert - WW II Veteran.pdf
Born July 1915, Dr. Robert Heerens became a hospital doctor with the Marines. He died October 19, 2014.

Conrad, Dwight - WW II.pdf
Born May 7, 1919, Dwight W. Conrad served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945. He died January 15, 1998.

Hutchinson, Earl - WW II.pdf
Born December 4, 1921, Earl Hutchinson was drafted into the Army. He died November 8, 2001.

Vogelpohl, Earl John - WW II.pdf
Born July 18, 1924, Earl John Vogelpohl was drafted in 1943 and served as a Navy radio operator. He died April 30, 2002.

Hooper, Elmer - WW II veteran.pdf
Born July 12, 1924 , Elmer Hooper was trained as an Air Force tail gunner. He died February 14, 2008.

Wilt, Elmer L WW II Veteran.pdf
Born October 5, 1924, Elmer L. Wilt enlisted in 1942 as an Army Air Force pilot. He was discharged December 5, 1945. He died August 4, 2015.

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Elegant outside view sporting an ad sign on the right dated November 9, 1908.

Stolp, Ernest S., Jr. - WW II.pdf
Born April 18, 1921, Ernest S. Stolp joined the Army Air force in 1942 and was discharged Dec. 13, 1945. He died November 19, 2006.

Tuttle, Everett - WWII.pdf
Born in 1923, Everett Tuttle was drafted in 1942 into the Army Air Force, becoming part of a weather crew. He was discharged in 1946. He died June 29, 2018.

Swenson, Floyd  - WW II.pdf
Born February 5, 1907, Floyd Swenson was an Army engineer, drafted in 1942. He was discharged in 1946. He died December 14,1995.

Wilson, Frank R.pdf
Frank Rodney Wilson was born October 14, 1923. He enlisted in the Army Air Force in 1941 and was discharged in 1945.

NOTT, Fred G. (Ted) - WW II.pdf
Born in 1920, Fred Nott (also known as Ted Nott), joined the Air Force from 1943 to 1946. He died May 13, 2000.

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This card is in a booklet stamped "Souvenir Letter: Views of Rockford, Ill." This depicts Memorial Hall with its four-columned portico.

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This card is in a booklet stamped "Souvenir Letter: Views of Rockford, Ill." The Fair Grounds are intersected by roadways and a stream with a bridge.

Barnes, Glen - WW II.pdf
Born August 1913, Glen Barnes served in the Air Force from 1941 to 1945 as a Ball Gunner. He died November 2, 2013.

Peacock, Glen - WW II.pdf
Born November 25, 1919, Glen Peacock was drafted into the Army infantry in 1941 and discharged in 1946. He died June 16, 2011.

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People outside examining fire damage; Heller & Livingston to the right.

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C. F. Henry Clothing Co. is bottom left; on the right is Allen's, W. and F. Furniture Co., and the Republic Building in the far distance across the river.

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A color graphic rendering of Hebner's, 4339 W. State Street. "Stop and see us, we are on Highway 20, one mile west of the city limits, end of Ingersoll Park."

Kunz, Helen - WW II.pdf
Born May 24, 1922, Helen Kunz was a civilian and the wife of William Kunz who served in the Army. She died June 29, 2018.

Williams, Helen Robertson - WW II.pdf
Born 1925, Helen Robertson Williams became a recruiter for the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, a unit of the U.S. Naval Reserve) in 1945. She was discharged in March of 1946.

Johnson, Herman Jerome - WW II.pdf
Born May 17, 1926, Herman Johnson served as an electrician in the Navy from the spring of 1944 to July 1946. He died December 5, 2009.

WILLS, Hilda - WW II.pdf
Born December 23, 1920, Hilda Wills became a welder during World War II. She died April 21, 2001.

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Side of the Illinois National Bank & Trust building prominently featuring its "Drive In Banking" facilities.

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A color graphic representation of the structure with a mailbox in front.

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A slightly more side to front black and white photo of the Armory building.

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A "C. T. Art-Colortone" view of a Waldsmith photo of the Armory building.

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Looking inside J. C. Peers & Son store - jewelry cases.

Geraghty, Joe - WW II.pdf
Born February 27, 1920, Joe Geraghty served in the Naval Air Corps during World War II. He died November 22, 2014.

Crawford, Joe H. - WW II.pdf
Born November 13, 1921 Joseph H. Crawford was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1941. He was discharged in 1945. He died February 7, 2005.

Whitehead, John B. - WW II.pdf
Born September 10, 1923, John B. Whitehead was drafted in 1942. He served in the Navy until 1947.

Danaher, John - WW II.pdf
John Danaher was born February 14, 1920. He enlisted in the Navy Air Corps in August 1941 and served until December 1945. He died August 1, 1997.

Sowle, John T. - WW II.pdf
Born 1920 , John T. Sowle joined the Marines as a pilot from 1942 to 1944. He died November 20, 2005.

Dalmadge, Judson - WW II Veteran.pdf
Born July 12, 1923, Judson Dalmadge became a Naval Air Force Gunner.

Nevdal, Kaare - WW II.pdf
Born October 9, 1920 Kaare Nevdal joined England's Royal Air Force as a radio operator and gunner, in March of 1941. He was discharged in June of 1945. He was still living as of 2016.

Adams, Leonard - WW II.pdf
Born June 19, 1921, Leonard Adams served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945. Adams served at Goose Bay, Labrador under Commander Bert J. Hassell. He died May 20, 2015.

Elfstrom, Leroy W. - WW II Veteran.pdf
Born August 14, 1922, Leroy Elfstrom enlisted in the Air Force as a radio operator. He died July 9, 2006.
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