Veterans Who Have Passed–Richard Frank Warner

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

Harlem-Roscoe Fire Department Volunteer Passes–Owen Sprague

Source:  Rockford Register Star, July 16, 2020.

Veterans Who Have Passed

Source:  Rockford Register Star, December, 2019.

Honoring the Women of Baseball

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Alex Gary, July 10, 2019.

Pledges will make possible a new museum to honor the women of baseball, announces IWBC.

“State IOUs threaten nonprofit senior care” – Jan. 2013

Source: Rockford Register Star 1/28/2013

Emerson, Mary

Mary Emerson, daughter of Ralph Emerson, married Edward P. Lathrop; her biography, “Mary Emerson Lathrop, 1863 – 1952”  Dewey Dec. R B L 353 is shelved in the Local History collection; includes a picture of Mary and of her husband, and lists her financial gifts and bequests,

page 4  states that she gave large bequests to Rockford College and to Rockford Memorial Hospital

page 20 lists bequests to Wellesley College

page 27 states the bequests to Rockford College exceeded $500,000.

The five daughters of Ralph Emerson donated land and money to Mendelssohn Club.


“State’s IOUs pinch ambulance services” – 2013, Recession/Recovery

Source:  Rockford Register Star 1/21/2013  by Dean Olsen