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Chicago in 1871 - Before the Great Fire

Chicago in 1871 - Before the Great Fire American History Social Studies Nineteenth Century Life Tragedies and Triumphs

This "Bird's Eye View of Chicago as It was before the Great Fire" was created by Theodore R. Davis.  It was published in the October 21, 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly (at pages 984-5).

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Media Credits

Illustration from Harper's Weekly - October 21, 1871, pages 984-5 - online, courtesy Library of Congress (catalog number 74693213).

 

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