Rockford Public Library groundbreaking ceremony, 215 N. Wyman Street, October 20, 2021

Dignitaries included Mayor Tom McNamara, library board president Paul Logli and director Lynn Stainbrook. Scandroli Construction Co. is building the new library at 215 N. Wyman Street.

Photographed by Jean Lythgoe, 10-20-2021

County’s First Census in 1835

Source: Rockford Register-Republic, May 3, 1940

Early Day Rockford Narrowly Escaped Going to Wisconsin

Source: Rockford Register-Republic, May 10, 1940

Veterans Who Have Passed–Leo J. Brokish

Source:  Rockford Register Star, July 1, 2020.