• The Chicago Fire

    Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

    The Chicago Fire, October 8th & 9th, 1871, by Dr. A. Strickland, Chicago, 1872. Includes "a true and graphic account of the most terrible calamity by fire ever known". American Communities in History…

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  • Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire

    Text in image: "Chicago the Great Central Market. Semi-Centennial Celebration Chicago Fire October 2-15". Caption: "Poster proclaiming celebration of Great Fire anniversary. The personifying figure of…

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  • Farmhouse at Mohawk and Armitage

    McLean, Charles

    Caption: "A survivor of the Chicago Fire is the farmhouse above, set in spacious grounds at Mohawk and Armitage. It was built in 1863 for about $800."

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  • Homestead of Robert R. Clark

    Caption: "Homestead of the late Robert R. Clark (Built in 1859) Intersection Halsted and Clark Streets, Chicago Courtesy of Mrs. B. A. Squire". The house served as a refuge for many Northside resident…

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