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Great Fire - Help for Chicago Pours In

This list - a continued compilation indicating U.S. cities quickly responding to Chicago's cries for help - shows how supportive Americans were for Chicagoans in the aftermath of the Great Fire.

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Media Credits

Page from The Doomed City! Chicago During an Appalling Ordeal! : The Fire Demon's Carnival : The Conflagrations in the West, South and North divisions : Graphic Sketches from the Scene of the Disaster, published by the Michigan News Company (1871).  Online, courtesy Archive.org.

 

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