“War Products to Jam Temple” – March 1944

War Products - 1

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic   March 18, 1944

War Products - 2

War Products - 3



Bienvenu-Haye wedding – 1965


Source:  Rockford Morning Star Sept. 5, 1965

Harlem Blvd., 1725

Harlem Blvd., 1725

1725 Harlem Blvd., Picture source: Jan Carter 3/4/2015

1923:  Fred L. Burr (wife Nettie) realtor, office in Mead Building, resides 1725 Harlem Blvd.

1928:  Mrs. Alice J. McDonald (widow Bryan) president McDonald Art Studios Inc, resides 1725 Harlem Blvd.

1933 – 1940  Roscoe E. Brightup (wife Gayle) advertising manager Greenlee Bros., resides 1725 Harlem Blvd.

1949:  Frances E. Hickey (wife Vivian E; co-owner Miller, Thomas and Hickey law offices) resides 1725 Harlem Blvd.

1987 – 2014:  Rev. Frank S. Moyer, Renee McArdle, Renee Moyer; director of pastoral care at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

Years shown indicate the years that were searched. Any other years were not searched.

Source: Rockford City Directories


Valenti, Walter John

Born August 30, 1922, son of Dima and Josephine (Ferro) Valenti.

Graduated from Rockford Central High School, Class of 1940.

Served in the U.S. Navy 1943 – 1946, as a Signalman in the South Pacific in WWII.

Worked at Barnes Drill for 7 years and Greenlee Bros. for 35 years.

Died July 18, 2014.

Fitzgerald Funeral Home; St. Anthony of Padua Church; Calvary Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star July 22, 2014