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Tazewell County Newspapers
On Microfilm

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The Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society library has the following titles on microfilm:

Title

Date Range Coverage

Delavan Advertiser Times

2 Jun 1921 31 Oct 1929

Delavan Times

5 Sep 1874 – 31 Dec 1896
7 Nov 1929 - 15 Apr 1948

Delavan Times Press

7 Jan 1897 – 15 Jun 1910

Delavan Tri-County Times

22 Jun 1910 – 26 May 1921

East Peoria Post

21 Dec 1917 – 23 Dec 1926

Green Valley Banner

10 Nov 1899 – 28 Dec 1922

Manito Express

7 May 1896 – 3 May 1962

Minier News

18 Sep 1875 - 30 Dec 1927

Minier Scrapbook

1901 - 1955

Morton News

21 Jan 1909 – 22 Jul 1926

Pekin Free Press

2 May 1918 - 6 Dec 1934

Pekin Weekly Times

24 Oct 1873 – 23 Oct 1874

Tazewell County Reporter (Washington)

7 Jun 1917 – 27 May 1926

Tazewell Independent (Washington)

21 Nov 1878 – 27 Nov 1879

Tazewell Register (Pekin)

13 Jan 1859 – 22 Dec 1859

Tazewell Republican (Washington)

24 Feb 1860 – 14 Jun 1861

Tremont News

1893 - 1953

Washington Investigator

4 Mar 1858 – 3 Mar 1859

Washington News

16 Dec 1886 29 Nov 1894
2 Jan 1896 - 20 Aug 1914

Washington Post

5 Jan 1906 - 26 Dec 1912

Washington Post & News

27 Aug 1914 - 31 May 1917

Washington Republican

2 Dec 1880 – 21 May 1885

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. updated.gif (1754 bytes)   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 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.

 

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