Prohibition: The Noble Experiment That Failed

Source: Northwest Quarterly, Summer/Fall 2019

“Tinker Topics” – April – June 2018 issue

The Rockford Public Library Local History and Genealogy Dept. retains copies of former newsletter and news articles and books



Source: Donation of Member Newsletter


Joe Giovingo murder, 1930 – Prohibition, Chicago gang

Gangland murder of Joe Giovingo, 8-14-1930, corner of Morgan and S. Main Sts,

Excellent quality photographs from Midway Village Museum

See pages 113 – 120

Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, Illinois  by Kathi Kresol

R364.977331 KRESOL

“An early murder in Rockford’s Past” – Terrence Donnerie

Source:  Rock River Times January 11, 2017

“History of the Manny Mansion” – Kathi Kresol



Source:  The Rock River Times Nov. 2 – 8, 2016

“Terror from the Depths” – Kathi Kresol



Source: The Rock River Times, October 19-25,2016, Vol. 24 No. 1


“Remembering one of Rockford’s finest” – Kathi Kresol


Source:  The Rock River Times Sept 7-13, 2016


Source: The Rock River Times Sept 7-13, 2016