LOCAL HISTORY ROOM

Our collection for Pekin and Tazewell County includes several years of PCHS yearbooks and some school newspapers;  Pekin Times newspapers on microfilm from the most current to 1914; and numerous  Illinois state history and surrounding county history resources.  Resources are for in-house use only.  You do not need a library card to use our Local History Room.

Pekin City Directories Available for research in the Local History Room collection; no check-outs
1861, 1870-71, 1876-77, 1887-88, 1898, 1900-16, 1918, 1921-22, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1955-56, 1958, 1959, 1961-62, 1964-66, 1968-95, 1997-2013
White’s Tazewell County Directories Available for research in the Local History Room collection; no check-outs
1914, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930

Local History Information Can Also Be Found Through These Links Online:


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