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 the "General Slocum Steamboat Tragedy" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: SS General Slocum, Slocum, Knickerbocker Steamboat Company, Captain William Van Schaick, Frank Barnaby, Secretary George Cortelyou, East River, Long Island Sound, Slocum relief fund, criminal negligence, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
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 June 1904 and January 1906.