Rockford Exposition Authority Meets, Elects Charles Boettcher Chairman” Dec. 1969

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 12/17/1969


Junior League’s Twelve New Provisionals To Be Formally….” 1957





Source:  Rockford Morning Star May 30, 1957


Stepping Stones – 1972

Stepping Stones

Source:  Rockford Register Star 6/18/1972

Stepping Stones - 2


Junior League, 1968 – Mrs. Staples, University Club

Junior League

Source:  Rockford Morning Star January 11, 1968

National Ave., 1806 – oldest on National Ave.

National Ave., 1806 crop

House built in 1860. Resident in 1872 was William Blinn.

House moved from 1813 National in 1903.

Source of text above: National Ave.; an early history of residents and Camp Fuller

“Before” Décor tour in Go Section, Rockford Register Star, Feb. 19, 2008; Junior League makeover project

Article about Junior League “Designer Showcase Home Tour”  pp 203-206, Northwest Quarterly magazine, Spring 2008 issue




Mrs. Seth G. Atwood

Mrs. Seth G. Atwood  (Patricia Jane Lang Atwood)

Named by to Civic Center Committee (later The MetroCentre and later the BMO Harris BankCenter)

Her husband owns Atwood Vacuum Machine Tool Company

Graduate of Wellesley College

First President of the Women’s Board of the Rockford Art Museum

Member of the Junior League

Mrs. Seth G. Atwood
Mrs. Seth G. Atwood


Source:  Rockford Morning Star, 11/18/1969