Source: Rockford Register Star, Dec. 3, 2019.
Thirty-fifth annual convention of Rockford Dist. Luther League will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Two day convention opens today. The Rev. Wilton E. Bergstrand of Minneapolis, exec. director of Augustana Luther
Source: Rockford Morning Star 9/16/1944
“Finds Youth Conservative; Luther League Picks New Officers” Stuart Melquist of First Church – pres., Armer Ahlstand of Emmanuel Church – v-p
Source: Rockford Morning Star 9/17/1944
funeral services were held yesterday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. A resident of Rockford since 1869, industrial leader since 1879. He died Tuesday in his home; burial in Scandinavian Cemetery.
Source: Rockford Morning Star 1/12/1940
Organized and developed half a dozen of city’s furniture factories served in city council and county board
Source: Rockford Register Republic 1/11/1940
Source: Rockford Register Star 10-25-1987
Source: McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1926
Peterson & Johnson, Edward A Peterson, Gilbert A Johnson, owners; architects, 406 Swedish-American Bank Building, 501 – 503 7th St. Source: McCoy”s Rockford City Directory for 1926
Manufacturer’s National Bank building became Rockford City Hall
Swedish-American Bank Building became American Bank Building, became AmCore Bank Building, became BMO Harris Bank Building became owned by the Rockford Board of Education.
Security National Bank was at 1102 Broadway St. In 2016 Crusader Clinic is in that address.
Reliance Building, 424 – 428 7th St.
Source: The Rock River Times, Oct. 5 – 11, 2016
Source: The Rockford Sports News and Entertainment Guide, July 19, 1949
Source: Rockford Register Star 9-21-2016
Source: Rockford Register Star 9-11-2916