Brady Girl’s Parents Plead with Abductors – Rockford Labor News 12-31-1965 and RRR 12/22/1965, 2/14/1966

Source:  Rockford Labor News, Dec. 31, 1965 Front Page           Rockford Register-Republic 12-22-1965 below, section of front page

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic 12/22/1965

Source: Rockford Register-Republic 2/14/1966


James Williams – Civil War, African-American

James Williams

Source:  African Americans in Early Rockford 1834-1871 by John Molyneaux, copyright 2000, printed by Rockford Litho Center, Rockford, IL


James Williams photo

Source:  Rockford Morning Star newspaper, Sept. 18, 1919