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Great Blizzard of 1888: 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 Great Blizzard of 1888" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    blizzard, ice, snow, storm
  • Search specific newspaper titles in areas affected by the storm, such as The Evening Star, The Sun, and the New York Tribune.
  • Narrow search dates to around the time of the storm, March 1888.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America