Veterans Who Have Passed–William A. Johnson, DDS

Source:  Rockford Register Star, August 29, 2021.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Richard L. Seivert

Source:  Rockford Register Star, May 26, 2021.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Norbert Miller

Source:  Rockford Register Star, April 19, 2021.

Leonard H. Schmauss Succumbs to Heart Attack Obituary June 5, 1930

Source: Rockford Daily Republic  June 5th, 1930 pg. 1

Shelter Care Ministries, Lending a Helping Hand for 35 years

Northwest Quarterly, Winter 2020

Lincoln School, later Franklin School (1926), 405 N. Court Street, opened 1892, closed 1971, demolished 1976

Sources: Photo: Photo Gravere Views, 1893; Map: Sanborn Atlas, 1913-1928 [Note that North Street is later Park Ave.]; Article: “Lincoln School Third Hospital,” Rockford Daily Register-Gazette, October 11, 1918, p.5. In October, 1918, it was one of three emergency hospitals during the Spanish flu pandemic, along with the Boys’ Club and the Knights of Columbus building on N. Main St. Lincoln was renamed Benjamin Franklin School in 1926, when Abraham Lincoln Middle School was built on Charles Street.

 

Spanish Flu October 11, 1918

Source: Rockford Morning Star   October 11, 1918

Veterans Who Have Passed–John J. Rosauer

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Jan. 15, 2020.

Diary of Sergeant Joseph F Bold

 

Sgt. J.F. Bold (Ambulance Company 344 -311th Sanitation Train), a Rockford resident, details his activities in WWI in an unusual 55 page typed diary, from august 24,1918 (Camp Grant IL) to his discharge on January 31, 1919.

Rockford Public Library Local History Archives – Military Collection