Sundstrand, 1945-47 – RIAA basketball teams


Source: Rockford Register Star July 17, 2000  “The Way We Were”

Ebaloy Wins in 14-Inning Game – July 1945



Source:  Rockford Morning Star July 21, 1945

Lt. Warren L. “Cully” Carlson” – Earns Navigator Commission


Source:  Donation from Jef Benedetti, newspaper clippings collection

Original source: Rockford Register Republic June 23, 1943

Thayer Action Co. basketball team – Rockford Industrial Athletic Assoc.

Thayer Action

Source: 1941 Rockford Industrial Athletic Association yearbook

***1923-24 team pictured.    In 1941,  Thayer Action teams were limited to bowling and softball teams.

Thayer Action manufactured and produced piano action up to 500 units a day.

36th Annual RIAA Banquet – 1973, Henrici’s

36th RIAA - 1

Source: Copy of Program courtesy of Jack Rinaldo

36th RIAA - 2

36th RIAA - 3

36th RIAA - 4

“Lee Smith wins RIAA golf title by one stroke” – 1970

Lee Smith

Source: Rockford Morning Star July 27, 1970