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The story of the Chicago fire

R. Conrad Stein

The story of the Chicago fire

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • Fires -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Fires.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- To 1875.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- To 1875.

    • About the Edition

      Presents eyewitness accounts of the devastating effects of the 1871 Chicago fire and describes the subsequent rebuilding of the city.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby R. Conrad Stein ; illustrated by Richard Wahl.
      SeriesCornerstones of freedom
      ContributionsWahl, Richard, 1939- ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF548.42 .S77 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4269447M
      ISBN 100516046330
      LC Control Number81015543
      OCLC/WorldCa7875275

      The loss in property was a million dollars every five minutes! The Paints used upon this Cyclorama were principally supplied by us. A Long Summer Drought The summer of was very hot, and the city of Chicago suffered under a brutal drought. The Church would argue it was only serving its mission, which in education leads directly back to Jesus.

      Catalogue on Application. Bywith dwindling attendance, the Church permanently closed Our Lady of the Angels parishand later the school, which is now a charter. The first loss paid after the great fire was paid by the Agency of R. Jon Seda as Senior Detective Antonio Dawson seasons 1—6an Intelligence Unit detective who previously arrested Voight for harassment and has since worked alongside him.

      It being the time of the autumn travel, the hotels were all full. Several hundred rooms on the European plan. There was no need of any panic and none occurred. The supplies, brushes and tube colors were fur- nished by the popular firm of Geo. Months without rain had parched the city, and a major fire the previous night had exhausted firefighters and damaged equipment.


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The story of the Chicago fire book

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For those alive at the time, the school-aged especially, the tragedy is an indelible, cautionary tale. As did one, so did all, until there had come to the homeless more than five millions of dollars, in addition to the uncounted values in food, and in private gifts from friend to friend.

The first dispatch came from Boston offering a hundred thousand dollars. Austen, the fire effects, the tones and values of sky, lake and ruins. The scene of that night and day is restored; and the history which words might afford is rendered tame and weak when compared with this vivid reproduction made by a group of the most gifted painters.

The scene in and about the two tugs was drawn and painted by him. A sprawling city virtually made of wood drying out in a prolonged drought inspired fears at the time. Bywith dwindling attendance, the Church permanently closed Our Lady of the Angels parishand later the school, which is now a charter.

In the meantime the railways were bearing United States troops to new kind of war.

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Correction, p. The fall of each officer, the armies on the march, the hosts in battle, the camp-fire, the hospital, the troops crossing a stream, the pickets on duty, the gun-boats, the negro contra- bands, the victories, the defeats, are all stored away, not only in the text of the historian, but also in the portfolio of the artist.

The fire began on October 8, and burned for two days until October 10th. The population reached nearly 30, in and was triple that a decade later. Men were caught starting new fires.

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