South Main Street Business Men Invite You To Their Street Opening Ceremonies November 5, 1953

Source: Morning Star    November 5, 1953   p.3

Leonard H. Schmauss Succumbs to Heart Attack Obituary June 5, 1930

Source: Rockford Daily Republic  June 5th, 1930 pg. 1

Magna store, 3915 E. State St., closed March 22, 1997, demolished April 30, 2020 (formerly Spartan’s Department Store and Arlan’s Department Store)

Sources: Demolition photo courtesy 23 WIFR April 30, 2020; Google Image captured May 2019; “Jewel Opens Local Bazaar,” Rockford Register Republic, August 31, 1976; “Cash Registers start talking as Magna opens on East State,” Rockford Register Star, August 17, 1983; photo by Keven Haas, Rockford Register Star, April 30, 2010

 

“Sticky street problem may be near solution”, 1976 – Ald. Frank Falzone

Source: Rockford Register-Republic June 15, 1976