The Palm Apartments, Palm and North Winnebago Streets

Source: “Budlong Opens Palm Apartment Building May 1,” Rockford Republic, April 30, 1925; “The Palm Apartment Building Now Completed,”  Rockford Daily Register-Gazette, May 2, 1925; building photographed by Jean Lythgoe, August 17, 2020

The Kathryn Apartments, 204 S. 6th Street

Sources: The Rockford Daily Republic, February 24, 1928 and Google.com/maps Image captured May 2019

“Rockford Gas, Light Firm Fathered Utility” – 1962 article

 October 12, 1923

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

 

 

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

“New Orchard Café Opens for Business!” – 1929

Source:  Rockford Morning Star April 21, 1929

Rockford Electric Co. – 1927 photo

Source:  Rockford High School, 1927 Annual, p. 198, ad “The most interesting and instructive 30-minute tour in Rockford.”

Rockford Electric Co., Adam Gshwindt, gen mgr., R M Bert elect supt, D L Cash sales mgr; 101 Chestnut St.,  Source:  McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1926

 

Works Progress Administration [WPA] Writers Program, Rockford

Copyright 1941 by the City of Rockford, Illinois

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Sample of style of History of Rockford

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