Rockford Newspapers, 1952 – 97 East State St.

97 East State St. : (all of below) 1952

Rockford News Tower

Winnebago Newspapers, Inc.; Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic

Consolidated News Service; Rockford Downtown Merchants Association

2nd Floor: Rockford Broadcasters Inc.; WROK – 1948,

Room 201:   Maurice Miller, barber

Room 202:  Rockford Community Chest, Inc.

Room 203-4:  Placement Bureau

Room 206-212:  Miller, Thomas, Hickey & Collins, lawyers

Room 209:  Winnebago County Tuberculosis Association

Room 211:  Illinois Children’s Home and Aid Society

Room 214:  Raymond Knowland, architect

Room 216:  Robert C.C. Fringer, physician

Room 219:  Boy Scouts of America (Blackhawk Council)

Room 220-223: Rockford Broadcasters Inc., WROK

Room 221:  Family Consultation Services

Room 224-226:  Rockford Council of Girl Scouts

Room 225:  Smith Hayes Advertising Agency

Room 301:  Alvin G Gunter DDS  dentist

Room 302:  Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Agency

Room 401:  Clarence E. Werner DDS  dentist

Room:  404:  Carrico & Wilgus real estate and insurance

Room 501:  Williams McCarthy and Kinley: lawyers

Room 601:  vacant

Room 606:  Wedell C. Galloway, independent advertiser

Room: 701:  Albert G. Simms office

8th Floor:  Council Rooms

Source: 1952 Polk’s Rockford City Directory










“Community Chest Organized in 1919” – 1962 article

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962