“MetroCentre Bids Under $25,000”

Source: Rockford Register-Republic 2/4/1977,

also Rockfordiana: Minicipal Centers 1, p 101

“St. Thomas Coliseum To Be Demolished” – 1963

Source: Rockford Register-Republic 8/3/1963 and Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 2

St. James School – Commencement Exercises

Twenty-eight Grade School Pupils Will Get Diplomas

“Twenty-eight pupils of St, James Catholic grade school were graduated last night at the Coliseum at 8:00. The Rev. J.J. Flanagan presented the diplomas. An operetta was presented by the graduating students entitled “Molly Be Good” under the direction of Mrs. Ezra Greenslit.

Graduates are as follows:

Amelia Bonzi, LeRoy Bruneni, Margaret Callahan, Alfred Cerutti, Agnes Close, Lucy Cullati, Marjorie Flannery, Adelle Galvanoni, Ned Gardner, Angelo Guenzani, John Hitchcox, Albert Klein, Dorothy Lamb, Frances Malani. Clare Moran, Lucille O’Connor.

John F. Pellant, Ronald Pozzi, Marie Pozzi, John Provencher, Teresa Provasi, Anna Reganti, Angeline Saporiti, Floyd Schlenk, Margaret Whitlock, George Vincent and Elizabeth Houlihan.

Merit Special Awards…………”

Source: Rockford Morning Star June 5, 1929