Influence Of Early Baseball

 

“‘On the Fly’ was the name of an 1867 tobacco product from R. J. White & Co. produced for the Base Ball Clubs of America.”

“Many of the New York City area base ball teams played their games at Elysian Fields in Hoboken, New Jersey, which is shown above from an 1859 issue of Harper’s Weekly.”

“By 1868 base ball had been embraced by the corporate world, including Stiefel & Co., manufacturers of the ‘Base Ball Collar.'”

Source:  Journal of Illinois History, Winter 2012, pp. 252, 257, 262.

 

Doctors vs. Lawyers 1887

Source:  The Stewart Story

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Barbara Hale, Bill Williams Wed

Source:  Rockfordiana Files, Rockford Public Library and Rockford Morning Star, June 23, 1946.

Couple weds at Old Stone Church in Rockton, IL.

Dave Remington by James. Sullivan Rockford Morning Star August 18,1968 Pg. 41

Rockford Coming Back, Chicago Tribune, Nov. 18, 2018, Section 5, pp.1,5

Source: Chicago Tribune, Nov. 18, 2018, Section 5, pp. 1,5

“Charlotte’s Web Celebrates 40 Years June 1 – 2” – 2012

Source: The Rock River Times, May 30 – June 5, 2012; Vol. 29, No. 32

“College Given 5-Acre Wooded River Tract” – 1947 article

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 5/4/1947 p. 1