“Phone Service Started Here in 1880” – 1962 article

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Source: Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

“Rockford Gas, Light Firm Fathered Utility” – 1962 article

 October 12, 1923

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

 

 

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

“After home rule downed, utility tax on the way” – Jim Hagerty

Source:  The Rock River Times, March 38, 2018 p 2  by Jim Hagerty

Home Rule Vote on March 20; “Who We Are and Who We Want to Be” – Winter 2018

Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Winter 2018, Volume 15, No. 1, p. 208, by Tom McNamara

“Brightest Light Attract Thousands” – 1965

Source: Rockford Morning Star May 1, 1965

“Kirkland Has New Optical Firm” – 1962, La Croix Optical Co.40 new

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

Globe Imperial Co. – 1962 article

Source: Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

Soil under main Rockford Public Library – 2010

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Oct. 7, 2010