The Red Garter 308 East State 1958 owners Bob Salamone and Phil Salamone

Source: Register Republic  February 1, 1958  pg.16

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“Chicago in the 1930’s” – Wikipedia

Source: Wikipedia



Wilgus Sanitarium, ad – 1926


Source:  McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1926

Wilgus Sanitarium, Dr. Sidney D. Wilgus, supt.; Dr. Egbert W. Fell, physician;  Frank S. Lyons, manager; Miss Martha Hoop, chief nurse.  N 2nd Rd., 1 mile north of city.  Source:  same.