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Home in Haight Village Historic District at 319 South 3rd Street. The home was built in 1889.

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Home in Haight Village Historic District, probably on South 3rd Street, in October 1997.

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Home in Haight Village Historic District, probably on South 3rd Street, in October 1997.

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320 South 3rd Street, home of the Natural Land Institute, in Haight Village Historic District.

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319 South Third Street, in the Haight Village Historic District, July 1979.

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The tower on the house at 326 South Third Street in Haight Village Historic District, August 1978.

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A house in Haight Village Historic District, 319 South Third Street, August 1978.

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A house in Haight Village Historic District, 315 South Third Street, August 1978.

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The Erlander Home at 404 South Third Street. The house was built in 1871.

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326 South Third Street in the snow.

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320 South Third Street in the snow. The office of the Natural Land Institute.

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Barn or carriage house at rear of 315 South Third Street in Haight Village.

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326 South Third Street in Haight Village Historic District.

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326 South Third Street in Haight Village Historic District.

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312 South Third Street in Haight Village Historic District. The house was built in 1886.

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308 South Third Street in Haight Village Historic District. The house was built in 1885-1886.

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326 South Third Street in Haight Village Historic District. The house was built in 1883-1884.

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411 South Third Street in Haight Village Historic District. The house was built in 1911.

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307 South Third Street. Built in 1878, the home featured a wrap around porch and decorative trim.

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Dining room at the William Brown house, 326 South Third Street. Folding chairs are set up for a large gathering.

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Dining room at the William Brown house, 326 South Third Street. The room is set up for a large gathering. Lace curtains on the windows were a typical decoration in the late nineteenth century. Decorating with tassels and fabric in doorways was very…

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A room in the home of Alexander and Venetia R. Walker at 410 South Third Street. This may be a private sitting room for family members to relax. A cozy corner is against the wall. The Victorian cozy corner usually featured a couch or broad seat,…

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The home of Alexander and Venetia R. Walker at 410 South Third Street. Possibly a sitting room. Blanche Walker and H. Stanton Burpee were married in front of the windows on June 9, 1897.

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Dining room in the home of Alexander and Venetia R. Walker at 410 South Third Street. The highly decorative fireplace indicates that this is a public space. The cabinets store and display serving dishes.

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Front hall of the Alexander and Venetia R. Walker home at 410 South Third Street. The parlor opens off this room, keeping guests in the public areas of the house.

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The home of Alexander and Venetia R. Walker at 410 South Third Street. Possibly a sitting room. The doorway at right leads to the front hall. It is possible that a large mirror is at left with the same woodwork frame as the doorways.

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The home of Alexander and Venetia R. Walker at 410 South Third Street. Possibly a sitting room next to the parlor. The parlor is the more formal of the two rooms. An animal skin rug is laying across the threshold between two rooms.

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Blanche Walker's bedroom at 410 South Third Street. The walls are plain as wallpaper was generally used only in the public rooms of the house.

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Blanche Walker's bedroom at 410 South Third Street. Bedrooms were private rooms in the nineteenth century home. The curtains are not as fancy as the ones used in the parlor.

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The home of Alexander and Venetia R. Walker at 410 South Third Street. The parlor with a highly decorative fireplace, gas light fixtures, a picture rail to support framed art, and lace curtains at the window. The mirror over the fireplace calls…

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Possibly the home of Mr. Charles Herrick at 420 South Third Street. The front hall staircase with the parlor to the right.

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Possibly the home of Mr. Charles Herrick at 420 South Third Street. The piano is out of view at the left near the door opening to the parlor. The center door leads to the front hall and the door at right leads to the dining room.

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Possibly the home of Mr. Charles Herrick at 420 South Third Street. The piano is in a room between the parlor and the dining room. The ceiling light is powered by gas.

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Possibly the home of Mr. Charles Herrick at 420 South Third Street. The parlor features a highly decorative fireplace. The mirror over the fireplace helps to make the room seem larger.

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Possibly the home of Mr. Charles Herrick at 420 South Third Street. A view of the staircase to the second floor and an open doorway to the dining room where the wall to wall carpet stops. The dining room has a bare wood floor.

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Possibly the home of Mr. Charles Herrick at 420 South Third Street with a view into the parlor. Wallpaper was used in the most important and public rooms of the house. During the mid to late 1800s, mass production techniques lowered the cost of…

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Possibly the parlor of Mr. Charles Herrick at 420 South Third Street. The fireplace screen protects the room from flying embers. The ceiling light is powered by gas. The paintings at each side of the fireplace are hanging from a picture rail, which…

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A light pastel rendering of the church, which is located at South Third and Oak Streets. This postcard is postmarked from Rockford IL August 11, 1911. Inexplicably, there is a swastika drawn in pencil in the upper right corner of this card.

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Color photograph that includes the twin spires of First Lutheran's red brick building located at South Third and Oak Streets. This postcard is postmarked from Rockford IL July 29, 1908.

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The First Congregational Church building is at the corner of S. 3rd and Kishwaukee Streets. It was one of the first churches founded in Rockford. The church building still stands at the same location but does not provide Congregational services.

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First Lutheran Church was the first Swedish and the first Lutheran Church founded in Rockford in 1854. This photograph shows the third church building constructed by the congregation, built in 1884 and dedicated on December 7, 1884. The church still…
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