“Community Chest Organized in 1919” – 1962 article

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

Winnebago County Home for the Aged – 1904-1953

Winn Cty Home for Aged

also literally called the Old Ladies’ Home, at 408 N Horsman in the former home of county physician, Dr. Charles Crawford.  The Home remained at this location from 1904-1953, when a new home was built at Kilburn Ave. and Safford Rd.  The name was changed in 1957 to River Bluff Home for the Aged and Disabled.

Source of picture: Rockford Daily Register-Gazette December 1904