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TAMPICO TORNADO NEWSPAPERS

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TAMPICO (Whiteside)
News: *Ap 19, 1900

Progress: S 28, N 9, 1905;
Ap 26-My 3, Je 7-14, Ag 16, S 20, 1906

Also the PROPHETSTOWN ECHO
1915

Tornado (I): Ap 10, My-JI, Ag 21, S 4-11, O 2-N 13, D 25, 1886
Ap 9, Je 18, Ag 20, S 3-N 19, D 3, 1887
Ja 7, Ap 7, 21, My 5-Ag 18, S 8, 22-N 3, 17-D 1, 22,
1888-
Ja 12, 26, F 9-Ap 27, 1889;
[My 1890-N 19, 1892;
Ap-N 4, D 23, 1893-
Ap], Je 10, N 18, 1899;
Ja 20, Mr 10, 31, Ap 26-My, [JI 21-D 1900;
Ja 19, Mr 23-D 1901];
F 1, 15-22, Ap 5, My 24, Ag 23-O, N 15, D 6-13, 27, 1902;
[1903;
Ap 8, Je 3, 1904-
O 1905;
F 1906-1909;
F 4, 1910;
1911-1913;
Ag 20, 1914-
1920;
1922-
My 20, 1926];
Ap 19, 1928;
My 1929-Ap 3, 1930;
Ap 16, 1931-
Ap 7, JI 4, 1932;
Ap 19, 1934-
My 2, 1935;
Ap 9, 1936-
Ap 8, 1943;
D 17, 1953;
Ja-D 1, 1966 Tornado (ll): *Ja 20-Ap 22, 1981X

SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS.

[ ] Brackets around dates indicate an incomplete file; for itemized list of issues missing, see pages 94-138. Brackets around a title indicate a successor title for which no issues are held.

* First issue at that place, with that frequency, or under that title. In a few instances, preliminary issues preceded Volume I, No. 1; in others, the paper was suspended or moved away, then resumed.

X Last issue at that place, with that frequency, or under that title. In some cases, extras were issued after the end of regular publication.

= Changed to, or merged into, another frequency or title.

+ File continues to date and is being currently received.


The Tampico Area Historical Society has more issues on site in the Family History Library/Research Center (open by appt.):

1926 - 1966 Bound copies

1876: (Published on Thursdays)June 8, 15, 19, 26; July: (missing July 6), 13, 20, 27; August: 3, 10, 17, 25* (*Aug. 25 started pubication on Fridays); September: 1, 8, 22, 29; October: 6, 13, 20, 27; November: 3, 10, 17, 24; December: 1, 8, 15, 22

1877: January: 5, 12, 19, 26; February: 2, 9, 16, 23; March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; April: 6, 13, (missing 20th)27;

Missing all of 1878

1879: (Published on Saturdays)- May: 10 (one page), Agust: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; September: 6, 13, 20, 27; October: 4, 11, 18, 25; November: 1, 8, (missing 15th), 22, 29; December: 6, 13, 20, 27 1880: January: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb.: 7, 14, 21, 28; March: 6, 13, 20, 27; April: 3, 10, 17, 24; May: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; June: 3, 12, 19, 26; July: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Aug.: 7, 14, 21, 28; September: 4, 11, 18, 25; October: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; November: 6, 13, 20, 27; December: 4, 11, 18, 25

1881: January: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; February: 5, 12; March: 5 (one page), 12, 19, 26 (one page); April: 23 (0ne page)

We also have 1871 & 1872 issues of the DUNDEE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER (Dundee, IL). 1871: Nov. 21, 28; December 12, 26; 1872:January 16, 23, 30; February 6.

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Feb. 8, 2006 - We have recently acquired all of the Tampico Tornados that were archived at the Reagan Birthplace/Museum. I am still cataloging them and will post years when I have completed that.

TAMPICO AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY - MUSEUM - FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY/RESEARCH CENTER  119 Main St., P. O. Box 154,  Tampico, IL  61283   www.tampicohistoricalsociety.com   tampicohistoricalsociety@gmail.com  President Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581 or garyjoan@thewisp.net  Family History Coordinator, Denise McLoughlin 815-590-2143. We are an all-volunteer organization so your donations are always appreciated!  Sign up to receive our e-newsletter. Thank you!  Visit us on FACEBOOK, too.