“Stalled bond sales delay Metro Centre; Lawsuit filed” – May 1978, April 1978

Source: Rockford Morning Star 5/17/1978

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 4/11/1978

“Money Still Holds Key to Civic Center Here” – 2/13/1969

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic 2-13-1969

Bienvenu-Haye wedding – 1965


Source:  Rockford Morning Star Sept. 5, 1965

Brown Building – D.S.Schureman

Brown Building

also known as the William Brown Building, for a time, home to Illinois National Bank, and in 2015, known as William Brown Lofts Apartments, at 228 So. Main St.; Architect – David S. Schureman

Source of photo: “1902 Rockford Illinois,” by O.B. Wheat

Illinois National Bank

Illinois National Bank

George W. Mead, Chairman of the Board

Eugene Abegg, President

G. H. Rehr, Vice President

G. H. Arnold, Vice President and Trust Officer

Edward Abegg, Cash

P. L. McDonald, Comptroller

H. A. Conklin, Assistant Cash

K. R. Froberg, Assistant Cash

F. P. Condon, Assistant Cash

R. J. Schoenhoff, Auditor

230 South Main Street


Source: 1948 Rockford City Directory

Swedish-American National Bank

Swed Amer Nat Bk

Ad, from Rockford Republic newspaper Nov. 23, 1920

Swedish-American National Bank 1910 -1945, when it became American National Bank 1945 – 1985, when it merged with Illinois National Bank and became AMCORE 1985-2010, when it was purchased by BMO Harris Bank (2010 –      ).