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Harry Houdini: 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 "Harry Houdini" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Harry Houdini, Houdini, handcuff king, king of handcuffs, Master Magician, jail, Willard, strait jacket, elephant, crowd
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1906 and 1919.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America