Check out the Deed Collection page for additional information on the collection, index lookups, and/or document copies.Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society (TCGHS) compiled this new index using the original returned marriage licenses which were in storage at the Tazewell County courthouse.
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Member Mike Dickson will give a presentation about Pekin native Richard Stolley. Stolley started his journalistic career as a sports reporter for the Pekin Daily Times and eventually rose to become Editorial Director of all of Time Inc. He subsequently held a number of roles at the magazine including reporter, bureau chief, senior editor, and assistant managing editor. Stolley immediately flew to Dallas to meet with Abraham Zapruder to obtain the rights to the "Zapruder Film" which showed the details of the shooting in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. Stolley has said the Zapruder film is the single most fascinating thing he has seen in his career as a journalist. Stolley gave to the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza about his experience. We do have a limited amount of overstock that is available for your selection while it lasts.
In addition, he served as the founding Managing Editor of People Magazine before becoming Editorial Director across all Time Inc. Stolley was an editor at Life magazine when President John F. Stop by or call the library to see what is still available.
These memories have been published in an approximately 500 page 8.5" x 11" book entitled Tazewell County Veterans of World War II Remembrances.