The Columbia Theater, 1007 (formerly 1007-1009) S. Main Street., built by Joseph Sarno; also Blackhawk Elks Club Lodge and Texas Lounge

 

 

Sources: Rockford Republic, November 6, 1920, Sanborn map, v.1, 1928, photo by Jean Lythgoe September 3, 2021

Rockford Elks’ Club, 210 W. Jefferson Street, opened 1912. Architect: Chicagoan Lawrence E. Buck. Note green tiles.

 

 

 

Sources: Google Image captured May 2019, Rockford Republic, January 24, 1912.

Veterans Who Have Passed–William Larson

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Sept. 19, 2020.

Veterans Who Have Passed–John Burpee Whitehead

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Sept. 19, 2020.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Steven Lyskawka

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Sept. 13, 2020.

Veterans Who Have Passed–William E. Smith

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Sept. 12, 2020.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Duane Nolley

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Oct. 10, 2019.

Veterans Who Have Passed–John Raymond Girgenti

 

Source:  Rockford Register Star, July 12, 2020.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Thomas Kirwan

Source:  Rockford Register Star, July 9, 2020.