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 "Esperanto" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: artificial language,
Dr. Ludwig L. Zamenhof,
international auxiliary language,
International Esperanto Congress,
It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.
Many articles compare Esperanto to Volapuk or Pasilingua—slightly earlier attempts at a universal language. In contrast, Ido emerged in 1907 as a revision of Esperanto. Researchers should be careful to distinguish these languages from Esperanto.