Rainbo Room  Hotel Faust  April 21,1935

Rainbo Room Hotel Faust April 21,1935

Source: Morning Star  April 21,1935   pg.24

Source: Ebay Image

The Red Garter 308 East State 1958 owners Bob Salamone and Phil Salamone

Source: Register Republic  February 1, 1958  pg.16

Post Card- Ebay image

Prohibition: The Noble Experiment That Failed

Source: Northwest Quarterly, Summer/Fall 2019

“Metro tax endorsed by council” – April 1978

Source: Rockford Morning Star 4/4/1978; by Tom Schafer

“McGaw asks industrialist aid on civic center” – 9-30-1974

“The mayor said he is also contemplating a restaurant and liquor tax to help pay the local share”       [was this via Home Rule?   Did Mayor McGaw run for re-election?  Was he re-elected?]

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic 9/30/1974

also, Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers-1, p 65