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 "Nikola Tesla" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: coil, Edison, electricity, invention, lamp, Niagara, ray, Tesla.
Using the full name Nikola Tesla is not as effective, as many contemporaries referred to him as Dr. Tesla or simply Tesla.
Since Tesla had a long and varied career, it is helpful to use inventions as search terms, or restrict the search dates to the desired time.