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Architectural detail of the Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in April 1976.

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Architectural detail of the Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in April 1976.

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Architectural detail of the Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in April 1976.

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Architectural detail of the Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in September 1976.

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The rear view of the Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in June 1976.

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The Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in April 1976.

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The Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in April 1976.

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The Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in September 1976.

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The Montague Branch of Rockford Public Library at 1238 South Winnebago Street in June 1979.

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The Highland Branch of Rockford Public Library at 107 St. Louis Avenue in August 1977. A bicycle rack is out front.

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West riverfront at the Rockford Public Library showing buildings that would be demolished for construction of the Luther Center at 111 West State Street immediately south of the Library. April 1968.

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Riverfront improvements behind Rockford Public Library July in 1987. Luther Center and the First of America Bank Building are visible.

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Rockford Public Library, 215 North Wyman Street, in November 1984.

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Buildings on the west side of the Rock River south of the Jefferson Street Bridge in November 1993.

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Buildings on the west side of the Rock River north of the State Street Bridge in November 1993.

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The walkway and parking area behind Rockford Public Library downtown, July 1987.

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The walkway behind Rockford Public Library downtown, July 1987.

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The walkway behind Rockford Public Library downtown, July 1987.

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The walkway behind Rockford Public Library downtown, July 1987.

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Part of the walkway behind Rockford Public Library downtown, July 1987

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Part of the walkway behind Rockford Public Library downtown, July 1987

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Part of the walkway behind Rockford Public Library downtown, July 1987

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Walkway and landscaping extending along the riverfront from behind the Rockford Public Library to the back of the Luther Center, July 1987.

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Walkway behind the Rockford Public Library, 215 North Wyman Street, in July 1987.

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Walkway behind the Rockford Public Library, 215 North Wyman Street, in July 1987.

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Walkway behind the Rockford Public Library, 215 North Wyman Street, in July 1987.

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Walkway behind the Rockford Public Library, 215 North Wyman Street, in July 1987.

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Walkway behind the Rockford Public Library, 215 North Wyman Street, in July 1987.

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Walkway behind the Rockford Public Library, 215 North Wyman Street, in July 1987.

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Walkway behind the Rockford Public Library, 215 North Wyman Street, in July 1987.

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Buildings along the east side of the 100 block of North Wyman Street, extending up to the Jefferson Street bridge, including the Rockford Public Library and the Pioneer Insurance Building (later known as the Morrissey Building).

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Buildings along the east bank of the Rock River downtown, viewed from the parking lot of the Rockford Public Library at 215 North Wyman St. The Rockford News Tower is visible in the background

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Rockford Public Library Rockton Centre branch. 3114 North Rockton Avenue.

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Excursion boat docked at the Rockford Public Library.

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An excursion steamboat docked at the Rockford Public Library.

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An excursion steamboat docked in front of the Rockford Public Library.

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The excursion steamboat "Illinois" docked at the Rockford Public Library.

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This black and white bird's-eye view shows Wyman Street, with the Water Works tower and the public library's dome, to the right, and N. Main Street on the left with the Coronado Theatre's sign in the distance.

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A view of the State Street Bridge facing west. With flags flying and crowds of people, this scene is a parade of some sort. The newspaper building is across the bridge in the middle and the library building's dome can be seen to the right.

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The roof of Memorial Hall can be seen in the middle background. At the corner is believed to be the People's Church of the Christian Union Unity Hall ( early location of the Unitarian Church). At the extreme right is the domed roof of the Public…

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View of the imposing library building in the downtown district on the west side of the Rock River.

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This view looks west across the Rock River at the Rockford Public Library located at 215 N. Wyman Street. To the right is the Jefferson Street Bridge under construction.

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Looking west across the Rock River at the library building with a paddle boat on the river nearby and throngs of people in front anticipating Theodore Roosevelt's visit, possibly in June 1903 to dedicate the Veterans Memorial Hall, seen to the right…

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The view is looking west from the Rock River, showing the library building on the left and Memorial Hall behind it, to the right. This card is postmarked May 20 but the year is unreadable.

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This postcard looks east at the library building showing the Rock River behind it.

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This pastel-colored rendition shows Rockford's Public Library with buildings behind it. This card is postmarked March 15, 1909.

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Color rendering of Rockford's Public Library located in the downtown district.

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Black and white photograph showing the pillared front of the building with 1940s cars on the street.

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This photograph looks directly at the library's grand facade including the front entrance and the building's dome. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk and 1950s-1960s cars are at the curb. On the back: "Beautifully situated on the west bank of the Rock…

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Color portrait of the Rockford Public Library building sporting a columned entrance and dome.

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This card is in a booklet stamped "Souvenir Letter: Views of Rockford, Ill." This depicts the library with its dome on top.
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