Rockford Clinic, 2 small articles – 1920

“Miss Grace Holmes, of the Y.W.C.A., fainted on East State st., near the K.D. tracks today and was taken to the Rockford clinic for treatment.”

Source of above:  Rockford Republic, May 15, 1920

 

“Dr. H. P. Mosby of the Rockford Clinic returned this morning from Chicago, where he has been attending the American Congress of Internal Medicine for the past week.”

Source of above:  Rockford Morning Star 2/27/1920

 

“Community Chest Organized in 1919” – 1962 article

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

Y.W.C.A., 1906 architects’ drawing – Frank A. Carpenter

YWCA pic

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 3/4/1906

“It has been definitely settled that the inaugural ceremonies for the just finished home of the Y.W.C.A. will be postponed until next week.”

“The new home of the Y.W.C.A. cost $20,000.  …”  Frank A. Carpenter, architect

“General contractor W. H. Cook….”  41′ x 78′ dimensions.

 

Y.W.C.A.

Bureau to aid girls in finding rooms

Source: Rockford Morning Star 10/24/1919

” Y.W.C.A. Board has Meeeting on Tuesday”

Source: Rockford Morning Star 9/10/1944

YWCA

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YWCA

“New Home of YWCA” from Rockford Morning Star March 4, 1906

The new home of the Y.W.C.A. cost $20,000, built from the plans of architect Frank A. Carpenter, general contractor W.H. Cook. Solid brick building with trimmings of Bedford Stone.  The brick are laid in the pattern known as Flemish bond.  The buildings dimensions are 41 x 78.  Floors are all oak and the trim in Georgia pine.      The house is heated with steam and wired and piped for illuminating purposes. The roof of slate and dark mortar are well chosen from an aesthetic standpoint.

Source: Rockford Morning Star 3/4/1906

“Directors Named at Y.W.C.A.’s 50th Meeting” met for dinner at the Y and 50th annual meeting, 50th annual meeting Mrs. Harry A Severson, chairman of the golden jubilee observance

Source: Rockford Morning Star 1/28/1942

 

Beach Boys at YWCA Canteen

The Beach Boys to play at YWCA Canteen

Friday, April 26, 1963 from 8 PM – midnight

The rock and roll band concert was open to all teenagers.

The band had just left Honolulu to come to Rockford as part of their Midwest tour.

THEY PLAY AT CANTEEN Y.W.C.A. Teen Canteen will feature music by "The Beach Boys" from 8 to midnight, Friday April 28 at the Y. The dance is open to all teenagers. Currently on a Midwest tour, having just left Honolulu, "The Beach Boys" are known for their records, "Surfin' Safari", "409", "Ten Little Indians" and their cnew release "Surfin' USA". From left above they are Brian, Mike, Dennis, Carl and David.
THEY PLAY AT CANTEEN
Y.W.C.A. Teen Canteen will feature music by “The Beach Boys” from 8 to midnight, Friday April 28 at the Y. The dance is open to all teenagers. Currently on a Midwest tour, having just left Honolulu, “The Beach Boys” are known for their records, “Surfin’ Safari”, “409”, “Ten Little Indians” and their cnew release “Surfin’ USA”. From left above they are Brian, Mike, Dennis, Carl and David.

Source: Rockford Register Star, 04/25/1963