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Great Chicago Fire - Terrified People

Great Chicago Fire - Terrified People American History Famous Historical Events Social Studies STEM Nineteenth Century Life Tragedies and Triumphs

This drawing - from the October 28, 1871 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper - depicts a Wells Street scene.  Terrified people are in front of the Briggs House "which has just caught fire."

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Media Credits

Image from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper - "from a sketch by our special artist," October 28, 1871 issue - online, courtesy U.S. Library of Congress.  LOC reproduction number LC-USZ62-109590.

 

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