WWII – Marines Istad, Cpl. Lloyd

cpl-lloyd-istad

son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Istad, 1237 Charles St. Former carrier and salesman for Rockford Morning Star. He is now stationed in Hawaii after serving more than 18 months in the South Pacific. He enlisted in November 1942 received boot training in San Diego. Cpl. Istad was a member of the Mendelssohn Club, he is  brother of Leonard Istad, Navy fireman, first class, brother of Pvt. William Istad, Marine

Source: Rockford Morning Star 12/10/1944

Wyman St., No., 127

127 N. Wyman St.

Source: Rockford Register Star 8/2/2013

 

 

127 N. Wyman St.

Source: Rockford Register Star 8/2/2013

War Effort Publicity – 1943

War Effort Publicity

Source:  Rockford Morning Star Sept. 5, 1943

Main St., South, 119

Boner, John, res. over 119 S. Main, W.R.

Source: 1876 Rockford City Directory

Harry S. Hezlep, engineer Rockford Oat Meal Co., bds. Chick House

Hogan, Wm. L., solicitor Philippi’s, Rockford City Directory, bds. Chick House

Jacobus, Wm. A., billing clerk C and I Railway

Fred W. Huber, waybill clk, Am Ex Co. bds. Chick House

Jones, Geo O., engraver Rockford Engraving Co., Bds. Chick House

Joyce, Edward P., (Joyce Bros.) bds. Chick House

Joyce, Henry M. (Joyce Bros.) Chick House

Kennedy, Miss Marie, bds. Chick House

Lawrence, Chas. T., bkpr. John McDermaid, bds. Chick House

Sillick, Eugene, burnisher Rockford Silver Plate Co., bds Chick House

Smallwood, Charles H., artistic carriage painting, bds Chick House

Spellman, Miss Sarah, waitress Chick House, bds. same

Will & Tracy (W.H. Will and T.W. Tracy) Sample Rooms, Dealers in Wines, Kentucky Whiskies, gins, ale, porter, barreled and bottled beer, soft drinks, etc. If you want something rich, ask for their 10 year old bourbon. 119 S. Main

Chick House

Source: 1889-1890 Rockford City Directory

Jerome J. Blewfield, saloon; Mrs. Margaret Sadewater, residence

Source: 1911 Rockford City Directory
Chick Hotel Sign
Source: Chick Hotel sign in photo above from Rockford 1912 R917.7331 R682r Published by The Rockford Morning Star
Rockford Office Supply House

Source: 1921 Rockford City Directory

Rockford Office Supply, Mrs. Margaret Sadewater

Source: 1926 Rockford City Directory

Rockford Office Supply House

Source: 1930 Rockford City Directory

The Soda Bar

Soda Bar

Source: Rockford Register Star 2/21/1980

Rockford Office Supply House street view

Rockford Office Supply House street View

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donald Holt

photographer 1              photographer 2

Photograph 1953.                                           Both photos, page 196

Worked as photographer for Rockford Morning Star for 40 years.

Retired from Rockford Register Star in 1993

Age: 79                Never married

4 years Navy in Pensacola, Florida

Source: Midwest Quarterly Magazine  Summer 2008