Rockford Sports News and Entertainment Guide – 11/30/1948

Rockford Sports 11-30-48

Source: Rockford Sports News and Entertainment Guide 11/30/1948, Vol. 5, No. 48

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

Lee Smith

Source: Rockford Morning Star July 27, 1970

Sports Roundup – 5/23/1974

Sports Roundup

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 5/23/1974

“R I A A Squads Move as 2nd Half Begins” – Jan. 10, 1965

RIAA Squads Move

Source:  Rockford Morning Star Jan. 10, 1965

R.I.A.A., RMA softball and Rockford Lawn Bowling Tourney – 1975

R.I.A.A. Softball

Source:  Rockford Morning Star July 1, 1975

“R.I.A.A. Loop Resumes Play” – 7-15-1956, Softball

R.I.A.A. Loop Resumes Play

Source:   Rockford Morning Star July 15, 1956

National Ave., 1224

NAtional Ave., 1224

Source of photo: Jan Carter, 2011

1894 – 1904  W A Sussmilch  Source: National Ave., 19p booklet      1896:  8 year old son, Charles died of diphtheria at his home on National Ave.; funeral at home, burial is West Side Cemetery (name changed to Greenwood Cemetery)

1907 – 195_: Jay D. White, wife Pauline, sales manager Emerson Mfg. Co., 1224 National Ave.    June 6, 1950, paper announces death of Jay D. White, 86, Retired Official of J. I. Case Co.  Born in Pennsylvania, first worked for W F and John Barnes Co. 1895 married the former Pauline L. Rollert in Kansas City, Mo.  Nov. 1956 Paul White dies at North Rockford Hospital. Member of Second Congregational Church.

by 1955, William E. Sterling and wife Marian D. were residing at 1224 National Ave. He was a sales/engineer at Twin Disc.

1987: sale of house, $90,000  “1st Floor laundry and family room plus all the charm of the big living room with fireplace. Formal dining, hardwood floors under carpet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, screened front porch, 2 car garage and more.”

2003: sale of house $155,000

Owner in 2010 ( – 2015 and ongoing)  Ma Concepcion and Domingo Rommel; sale price listed in :  $185,900