Joe Marino “Mr. Fourth of July” – Spreading Holiday Joy for Nearly 50 Years – 2010/2011

Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Winter 2010/2011  pp 134 – 137, by Paul Anthony Arco

 

 

Civic Center; a dream that’s old, but persistaemt – and it could come true” 1976

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 7/18/1976

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 7/18/1976  And Also Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 1, pages 87, 88 and 89

 

“New Civic Center Site Proposed” 11/23/1968

 

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 11/23/1968

and in Rockfordiana:  Municipal Centers – 1

 

“Women’s Pin Meet Opens” – 1970. R.I.A.A. bowling

Womens Pin

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