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Great Fire - Help for Chicago

When word of the disaster in Chicago spread throughout America, people (and businesses) in other cities generously donated funds to help the sufferers recover.  This page - from a contemporary account - is just a partial list of the helping cities.

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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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