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 Know-Nothings" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: Know Nothings, American Party, Order of the Star Spangled Banner, Millard Fillmore, Philadelphia Convention
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 between the many articles that discuss the other major political parties and political movements of the time, especially the Native American Party.