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Emancipation Proclamation: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

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 the "Emancipation Proclamation" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    free, freedom, Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln, slaves.
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event.
  • Use the Advanced Search to find the words emancipation and proclamation in proximity to each other.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America