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General Slocum Steamboat Tragedy: 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 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.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America