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Great Fire - Londoners Help Chicago

Throughout the country, Americans responded to Chicago's pleas for help.  When news of the disaster reached London - a city whose own residents had experienced the impact of great fires - more donations flowed into Chicago.

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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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