Note: Date range is not always complete.
TCGHS also has a few reels of miscellaneous newspapers which include a small amount of the Pekin Tazewell Republican, Pekin Time, Mason City Journal, Fulton Banner, Fulton Gazette, Mackinaw Gazette, Tazewell County Republican, Pekin Evening Post, Bloomington Bulletin, Bloomington Democratic News, Lincoln Sentinel, and the Peoria Register.
As of June 2012, we have microfilm for the Pekin Daily Times from October 3, 1914 through 1936. Pekin Public Library has the Times on microfilm from 1914 through current issues. If you live out of town, you can use our research services to have us look up an obituary for you at the library.
The Morton Public Library Digital Archives has started digitizing some local Morton and Tazewell newspapers dating back to 1909.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is another excellent source for Tazewell County newspapers on microfilm. As the mandated newspaper repository in Illinois, the Library holds titles from all 102 counties. The Library's 4,900 newspaper titles are preserved on nearly 73,000 microfilm reels.
And, the Illinois Newspaper Project (INP) is currently traveling the state cataloging newspaper collections. They cataloged our collection in October 2001. Click on Tazewell County on this map to get a list of the Tazewell County newspapers found by the INP so far.