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The collection includes articles printed on the eve of the fire, in the fire's ... The
Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871 left approximately 300 people dead
In his article "The Great Chicago Fire," John Pauly described how businessmen
trundled their families off to safe havens, then risked their lives to reach ...
Oct 8, 2012 ... Around 9 p.m. on Sunday, October 8, 1871, a small fire started on the city's
Southwest Side. Dry and windy conditions quickly fanned the flames ...
Jan 25, 2011 ... Article on the 140th anniversary of the Chicago Fire focusing on city planning and
the ... Reference and News Home · This Day in Geographic History ... There are
many theories about how Chicago's Great Fire of 1871 started.
FIRE! Destruction of Chicago! 2,600 Acres of Buildings Destroyed. Eighty-
Thousand People Burned Out. All the Hotels, Banks, Public Buildings,
... from the west side. Great Chicago Fire headlines - Dixon Telegraph And
Herald October 10, 1871 All the Hotels, Banks, Public Buildings Newspaper
Offices and Great Business Blocks Swept Away. ... are burned. (Article continues
The Newspaper Coverage of the Great Chicago Fire. Kiara Young. Brookwood
Junior High School, Glenwood. Teacher: Harry Daley. The Chicago fire was a ...
Apr 16, 2014 ... Chicago's growth in the mid-19th century was... ... Chicago fire of 1871, also
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