“Civic Center panel studies alternate finance methods” and “Civic Center Demo draws women’s ire” – 1975

Source:  Civic Center panel….”   Rockford Morning Star 5/9/1975

Source:  “Civic Center Demo draws….”   Rockford Register-Republic 6/9/1975

Also, Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 1, pages 81-82


Rockford Exposition Authority Meets, Elects Charles Boettcher Chairman” Dec. 1969

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 12/17/1969


Rockford Metro Centre, 1981 – Stan Buckles

Source: Rockford Register Star Feb. 1, 1981

“Community Chest Organized in 1919” – 1962 article

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