The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Electric Cars in America (1891-1922)" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: auto, automobile, cab, car, carriage, electric, vehicle, wagon.
Names of companies and organizations can be used to find articles: Electric Vehicle Association, Morris and Salom, Anderson Electric Car Company, Detroit Electric.
It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.
Be prepared to distinguish articles about electric vehicles from articles about gasoline ones.