During World War II, Dr. Lilburn S. Greenwood served as a Lt. Col. in the Pacific. He had served as the Winnebago County physician from 1935-1939. After the war, he returned to Rockford to open a medical office in the Trust Building. Source: Rockford Morning Star, Sept. 10, 1944, Feb. 19, 1947.
1902 Rockford Illinois, Press of Horner Printing Company, p. 69, 1902.
Source: Northwest Quarterly magazine, Winter 2015, page 175
Source: Rockford Register Star 1/21/2013 by Dean Olsen
Source: Rockford Register Star 7/16/2012
Pvt. Frank L. Oddo, photo, in service since May 1943, was on furlough here.
return to his medical corps, stationed in Washington, DC
Source: Rockford Morning Star 8/27/1944
Source: The Voice of the Rockford Business Community, April 2018. Rockford Chamber of Commerce.
Source: the Voice – of the Rockford Business Community, Rockford Chamber of Commerce, May 2018
Sources: Eldridge H. E. Gilbert, Rockford Morning Star 4/20-21/1967
“Gilberts visit Africa, Mideast” Rockford Morning Star 1/11/1969
Addresses, African-Americans, Association, Beloit College, Camps - Northern Area Baptist Camps, Camps - Rock River Methodist youth camps, Churches, Community Center, General, Medical, program director of the National Baptist Convention Inc., Rockford College, Rockford School District, Schools
Source: 1902 Rockford Illinois R 917.733 R5910 (5×7″, paper cover, shelved in LH) page 31