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Zimmermann Telegram: 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 "Zimmermann Telegram" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Arthur Zimmermann, German, Heinrich von Eckhardt, Mexico, Paul Ritter, Japan, Robert Lansing, Sato, telegram, Teuton, Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg, von Bernstorff, Woodrow Wilson.
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.
  • German Ambassador to Mexico Heinrich Von Eckhardt’s last name is alternatively spelled as Eckart and Eckhart in American papers.
  • German Foreign Minister Zimmermann’s first name is occasionally reported incorrectly as Alfred.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America