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Topics in Chronicling America - Curious Cases

The information and sample article links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in the Chronicling America: American Historic Newspapers digital collection ( Use the Suggested Search Terms and Dates to explore this topic further in Chronicling America.

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Important Dates:

  • July 11, 1899: Two chickens from the same egg are born.
  • September 9, 1900: A mans heart changes its position.
  • January 20, 1907: A young woman suffers from inability to get off the ”L” or subway trains at the particular station she desires
  • April 3, 1910: The prize winner was able to show that her hair was seventy-seven inches in length

Suggested Search Terms:

  • [Try the following terms in combination, proximity, or as phrases using Search Pages in Chronicling America.]
  • Curious cases of, Queer, Peculiar, Oddities, Odd, Strange

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