St. Patrick's Church of the Catholic Diocese of Rockford

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Title

St. Patrick's Church of the Catholic Diocese of Rockford

Description

This color photograph depicts the Gothic style of this expansive building. A cross sits atop a three-arched entranceway and two other crosses adorn twin apices at opposite ends of the church. Note the 1950s automobiles and the churchgoers' attire. On the back: "Completed in 1952 at a cost of $600,000. Located at School Street and North Johnston Ave., Rockford, Illinois." "1950's" is penciled on the back of the postcard.

Creator

C. Carroll Thill

Publisher

Color-View, Inc., 208 N. Main St., Rockford, Ill.

Date

Marked "1950s" on the back

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

85.109.447

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5" x 5.5"

Citation

C. Carroll Thill, “St. Patrick's Church of the Catholic Diocese of Rockford,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed August 18, 2022, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/1426.

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