"I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids--and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me."

 - Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man"

C. Bruce Ford and Dolores Finley

C. Bruce Ford

C. Bruce Ford, graduated with honors from Bradley University with a B.S. and M.S. degrees in mathematics. Bruce rose to the rank of master sergeant in the military in WWII.  His career as...

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Dolores Finley Ford

Wife of C. Bruce Ford. Dolores was an outstanding and well-known educator in Galesburg, Illnois.

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 Dr. Cecil Bruce Ford

Dr. Cecil Bruce Ford was the son of Major Geroge W. Ford.  He married Florence Harrison and the couple had four children: Elise, Florence, Bruce and Harrison. His life is detailed in...

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Florence Harrison Ford, wife of Dr. Cecil Bruce Ford

Photo of Florence Ford, married to Dr. Cecil Bruce Ford. The couple had four children,  Elise, Florence, Bruce and Harrison. Florence Ford was a well-known seamtress in Peoria, Illinois....

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A Young C. Bruce and Harrison

Photo of a young C. Bruce and Harrison at their home on Gale Avenue in Peoria, Illinois.

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Bruce Ford Jr.

Younger picture of Bruce Ford.

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Bruce and Dolores in Detroit

Bruce and Dolores in Detroit, Michigan.

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Bruce Jr. and Dolores Ford

Couple outside their of their residence in Galesburg, Illinois. 

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Bruce Ford Jr. with pets
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C. Bruce and Family

Family photo of C. Bruce and his children in Peoria, Illinois. Left to right, Glen, Candy Lynn, Bruce, C. Bruce (father), and Lois Ann, Cyd Ford Keser.

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Harrison Ford with nephews

Photo of Harrison Ford with his nephews Glenn and Bruce, sons of  C. Bruce Ford.

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Joyce, Harrison, Delores

Photo of Joyce and Harrison and C. Bruce's wife, Dolores.

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Elise Ford Allen and Bruce Ford, Siblings

Elise Ford Allen and Bruce Ford with their mother, Florence at a Ford Family reunion Norman Allen sitting and Carol Allen Adams in the background. 

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Cousins at Mount Vernon

Wayne Ford, son of Harrison and Joyce Ford and  Candy Lynn Ford Webb, daughter of Bruce and Delores Ford. The cousins visited Mount Vernon in 2018.

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Cecil Bruce Ford, Jr. Obit.

Obiturary of Cecil Bruce Ford, Jr., son of Major George Ford. 

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Honoring the Memory from the office of the President

Letter from the President John F. Kennedy in memory of  Cecil B. Ford's service in the miltary.

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Ford Family Reunion

Ford Family Reunion, Peoria Illinois.

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