Veterans Who Have Passed: Robert P. VanDyke

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Feb. 14, 2020.

Rockford Civic Newcomers Club – July 1993, The Acquainter

Source: Rockford Civic Newcomers Club, July 1993 Acquainter (donation of)





Rockford Tornado Loss Will Reach Quarter Million” – 1913, Rockford

According to the Inflation Calculator at a quarter million dollars in 1913 would be damage cost of $6,293,906.75 in 2017.

Source: The Rockford Republic July 9, 1973

“Good Fellowship Club, Hess Store, Has Picnic Tonight” – 1922

Source:  Rockford Daily Register-Gazette, July 20, 1922

Rockford Garden Club, 1997-1998 – Programs

Source: Rockford Garden Club 1997-1998 Member Booklet of Programs and Projects and Members


Gerry, Eldridge “Elbie” – 2016 obituary


Source:  Rockford Register Star 9/28/2016

Elbridge Gerry’s wife, Barbara, is the author of  Rockford Sock Monkey books.

Rockford Civic Newcomers Association – Cruise on Lake Geneva



Donation from Rockford Civic Newcomers Association

News article dated July 23, 1970