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Nikola Tesla: 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 "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.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America