Rockford Board of Education – 1959

Source:  East High School, 1959 Argus Yearbook, p. 37

Board of Education members were appointed by the mayor through 1964.  In 1965 and thereafter, board members were elected by the public.

Jefferson Jr. High School, 1959 and 1959 Board of Education

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Source: Jefferson Junior High School 1959 Jeff’s Journal Yearbook

“Keep Out! Discrimination in Rockford…” – B. Leaf, 2015

Keep Out - 1

Keep Out - 2

Jewish Community Center – Dedication, 1950

JCC text

JCC pic

Source:  Rockford Morning Star, Sunday, Aug. 6, 1950