Tazewell County

Newspaper Articles

Besides the usual wedding articles and obituaries, newspapers give us a keen insight into the life in and around the county.  These pages are intended to fill in some of the newspaper history.

Any contributions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Bill

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Newspaper Article Index

Article   Newspaper
Pekin's Pro Baseball History

1973

Baseball Small Town Game In Early 1900's (First of Six) Pekin Daily Times
  No Lack Of Prospects For Pekin Team (Second of Six) Pekin Daily Times
  Bluejacket Threw a "Cannon Ball" (Third of Six) Pekin Daily Times
  Excitement Was High For Pekin's Pro Baseball Debut (Fourth of Six) Pekin Daily Times
  Businesses, Schools Close In 1909 For Pro Baseball Debut (Fifth of Six) Pekin Daily Times
  Pekin Team Afraid Of Lynching (Six of Six) Pekin Daily Times
     
     

 

 

Baseball Small Town Game In Early 1900's (First of Six)

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No Lack Of Prospects For Pekin Team (Second of Six)

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Bluejacket Threw a "Cannon Ball" (Third of Six)

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