President Theodore Roosevelt Visits Rockford

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Title

President Theodore Roosevelt Visits Rockford

Description

This photograph, looking southwest, captures the Rockford Military Band and a large group of Rockford Police Officers waiting for President Theodore Roosevelt to arrive at the Illinois Central Train Depot on South Main Street. The President dedicated the new Memorial Hall at 211 North Main Street. Over 50,000 Rockfordians showed up for Roosevelt's visit. A similar depiction can be found in photo 88.122.811. (Reference - Sinnissippi Saga, page 311.)

Date

June 3, 1903

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

88.122.769

Original Format

Glass Plate Negative

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“President Theodore Roosevelt Visits Rockford,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed June 15, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/1265.

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