“Good Fellowship Club, Hess Store, Has Picnic Tonight” – 1922

Source:  Rockford Daily Register-Gazette, July 20, 1922

Parker Pen, ad – 1922 promo

Source:  The Rockford Republic Newspaper, August 4, 1922

Text on side of pen case reads:  Geo. S. Parker  “Lucky Curve”   Fountain Pen

Janesville   WIS. U.S.A.

The Lucky Curve made it “leakproof and had no “Sweating”     The “Lucky Curve” is a Parker Patent

Wybe Van Der Meer, architect – 128-130 Smith Ave.


Source: Jeff Aulik, who photograph and sent us the scan

Wybe Van Der Meer is well known for designing Catholic Churches and schools in the Rockford Area, such as the Chancery Office, St. Anthony Church, St. Thomas High School, Muldoon High School, St. Patrick’s School on Royal Ave., St. Peter’s.  He also designed many houses and apartments.  This apartment building was built in 1922.

Green Bros. Box & Lumber Co. – 1922

Green Box

Source:  Rockford Daily Register – Gazette Dec. 29, 1977