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Motor Sports, Spectators and Death (1906-1921): 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 "Motor Sport Spectators and Death" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    race, speed, crowd, spectators, accident, death, killed, injured
  • For specific types of motor sports, use terms like:
    automobile, motorist, car, aeroplane, flying machine, motorcycle
  • 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 1921.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America