Diary of Sergeant Joseph F Bold


Sgt. J.F. Bold (Ambulance Company 344 -311th Sanitation Train), a Rockford resident, details his activities in WWI in an unusual 55 page typed diary, from august 24,1918 (Camp Grant IL) to his discharge on January 31, 1919.

Rockford Public Library Local History Archives – Military Collection

Midway Theater – Pershing’s Visit, 1920

Midway Theater  Pershing

Left: Double feature: ” Back to God’s Country”  and Charles Chaplin in “A Day’s Pleasure.”

Right: “The Midway Theater in Co-operation with and through courtesy of Barber-Coleman Company will take pictures of General Pershing’s Visit to Rockford Which Will be shown on the Midway Screen Soon.  Watch for the Announcement.”

Source: Rockford Republic January 5, 1920