R K Welsh – Camp Grant building

Welsh - Camp Grant

“Two of four Camp Grant buildings purchased by the school board are in the process of being moved and rebuilt as additions to Welsh and Highland schools.”

“At Welsh school, the addition will contain two large rooms, each 60 feet long, for the 121 children attending there.”

“The Welsh addition will be connected with the permanent building by a covered runway and will be heated by the school’s main plant.”

Source: Rockford Morning Star November 1, 1947

R. K. Welsh School – elementary

Welsh School addition

*The building in the photo at the top of page is the architect’s drawing for Welsh School.  The building in the middle is the Welsh School that actually was built and opened in 1930.  The building in the bottom photo is the addition to the west, that opened for use in 1939.

Sources: 2 photos on top appeared in Rockford Morning Star Aug. 17, 1938. The photo at the bottom appeared in Rockford Register Republic February 27, 1939.

Behel, Jacob, Solicitor Patents

Behel Jacob Solicitor ad

Jacob Behel, Solicitor American and Foreign Patents, Mechanical Engineer and Expert in Patent Cases

116 S. Main, West Rockford

Reference by Permission: list of judges, attorneys and clients, including Messrs. Emerson and Co., N.C. Thompson, J.P. Manny, Wm. A. Knowlton, Goss and Phillips Manufacturing Co., Chicago, Malleable Iron Co., Moline Malleable Iron Works, Marsh Harvester Manufacturing Co., Sycamore; erc.

Source: Bassett’s Rockford City Directory for 1879, p 22

Tiger Lily party house – 1927. 615 N Main St

Tiger Lily party house

“Benefit Dance Thursday for Flood Victims; Three Orchestras to Play at new Tiger Lily party house”

“Three orchestras will play, with dancers and specialty artists supplying entertainment in intermissions when a benefit dance is given Thursday at the new Tiger Lily party house, 615 North Main street, for sufferers from Mississippi river valley floods.”

“The benefit is being put across through cooperation of proprietors of the hall, orchestras, merchants and the Junior Red Cross.”

Source: Rockford Morning Star May 1, 1927