Immigration Histories of Rockford Italian Families – 2018, Mike Doyle and Frank Perrecone

Source: Immigration Histories of Rockford Italian Families, compiled by the Greater Rockford Italian American Association, edited by Mike Doyle, and Asst. Editor, Frank Perrecone

R977.331 IMMIGRATION     New in Rockford Public Library’s Local History and Genealogy Dept. March 2018

Sample page below.


Home Rule: The basic question, The Central Issue – 2017, John Gile Communications

Source:  Anti-home Rule Packet, 12 pages, 2017


Understanding Home Rule, Realtors – Anti-home rule

Source: an anti-home rule packet (12 sheets, typed, one-sided) was donated.  A pro-home rule equivalent has not been donated.  This does not represent the philosophy of the library or of any employee of the library.  Resources listed have not been confirmed.

Theodore “Ted” Cowan Jr. – obituary, 2017

Source:  Rockford Register Star Feb. 6, 2007

Cliffbreakers – Dec 2017


Source:  The Rock River Times, Dec. 27, 2017


“Sisters to land South Main location” – 2017, Sisters Cafe



Source: The Rock River Times, Dec. 27, 2017