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 "Metropolitan Opera House" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: Metropolitan Opera, Metropolitan Opera House, Abbey, fire, Oscar Hammerstein
Because there are many articles and advertisements for the Opera, when searching for information on a specific event as opposed to an opera performance, be sure to include additional search terms and/or limit the period in which you search. Ex. When searching for information about the Opera House’s opening, include “Abbey” in your search terms and limit the dates of the search to October 1883.