Being a Boy in Old Rockford Number 206 Ransom’s Sanitarium

Source:  The Rockford Morning Star   Sunday, September 28, 1913  p.22

Meet The Artist: Jacob Polhill

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Scott P. Yates, Oct. 7, 2019.

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.

 

Veterans Who Have Passed

Source:  Rockford Register Star, November, 2019.

James Valentine Looks for Variety of Roles

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Register Republic, Earl Wilson,1958.

Steady Diet of Burgers and Chips Leads St. Angel to Success

Source:  Rockford Morning Star, Dec. 3, 1944.