Fourth of July 1981

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Fourth of July 1981 - 3Source: Rockford Register Star July 5, 1981



Fireworks sales – WInnebago Cty.

Bang-up time

“Patty Butler, 7, Susan Smith, 6 and Larry Smith, 9, eyed with delighted awe the assortment of excitingly packaged fireworks assembled yesterday afternoon on the counter of a stand at West State street and Lexington avenue by Mrs. Sam Shifo.  The Fourth of July was less than 36 hours away and a year’s waiting had been long.”

Source: Rockford Morning Star July 3, 1949