Veterans Who Have Passed–Howard L. Schmidt

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Feb. 13, 2022.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Henry A. James

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Feb. 14, 2019.

Meet The Artist: Jacob Polhill

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

History Lesson: Laurie Walquist


Source:  Rockford Register Star, Alex Gary, Sept. 18, 2019.




Dr. Donald W. Lydden, Jr. – 2018, obituary

Source:  Rockford Register Star February 10, 2018

“Montague House Site for Youth Activities” – 1952

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 4/9/1952


“He’s Former Pre-Med and Ex-Technical Sergeant” – 1944, Allason N. Gilbert

Source:  The Green River News, an employee newspaper of The Green River Ordnance Plant (GROP), Dixon, IL, 5-5-1944

Rockford Garden Club, 1984-1985 – Programs

Source:  Rockford Garden Club 1984-1985 booklet of Constitution, Officers, Members, Projects and Programs


Maynard, Frank E. – 1926

Frank E. Maynard, lawyer (co-owner/partner Garrett, Maynard and Fell, Attornies) resides Rural Route 9, Harlem Township       Source: McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1926

*Frank E. Maynard was killed in car accident Dec. 19, 1964. See death article below.

**Rural Route 9 covered a length of 29.5 miles. The part in Harlem Township was north of Harlem Rd., west to N 2nd St., South of Superior St., East to Rogers St.  This was Changed to R R 2 by 1946.  Source:  Winnebago County Illinois Farm Directory for 1945

Garrett, Maynard and Fell, (co-owners/partners Bruce H Garrett, Frank E. Maynard, Eldred E Fell Attornies)  Suite 801-802 Rockford National Bank Building.  [208 W State St.]

Source:  Rockford Morning Star Dec. 20, 1964







U of I College of Medicine at Rockford – 2017, host research day

Source: Rockford Register Star 4/20/2017