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Niagara Daredevils: 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 explore the topic of the "daredevils of Niagara" further using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    barrel, falls, Horseshoe Falls, leap, Niagara, tightrope
  • When searching the name of a daredevil, try searching with and without middle initials, and by last name only.
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event to narrow your results. For this topic, limit the date range to the week of each individual stunt date or year.
  • Check out this Headlines & Heroes blog post to learn more about this topic with links to more articles in Chronicling America.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America