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October 9, 1871

the burning of Chicago : poems of the Great Chicago Fire

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Published by Hendricks School Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBurning of Chicago
    Statementcollected and arranged by Francis J. Gerty.
    ContributionsGerty, Francis J. 1892-1994. , Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23322532M
    OCLC/WorldCa39113799

    From Sunday, October 8 through Tuesday, Octo wildfires claimed thousands of lives and destroyed millions of acres across the Upper Midwest. The most famous fire struck Chicago, and claimed about lives while destroying over three square miles of the city, including more t buildings. For many years, the cause of the fire. Broadside, October 9, Chicago History Museum Archives. - Chicago on Fire!; Broadside, October 9, Chicago History Museum Archives. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to .

    Fun Facts about October. It is the second Autumn month. National Fire Prevention Week falls during the week of October 9 each year. It commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of October in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to April in the Southern Hemisphere. The leaves of trees often begin to change their colors during this month. History of the Great Chicago Fire, October 8, 9, , by James H. Goodsell (page images at MOA) History of the Great Fires in Chicago and the West, by E. J. Goodspeed (page images at MOA) The Lakeside Memorial of the Burning of Chicago, A. D. (page images at MOA).

    Chicago Day, October 9, , at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago Day commemorated the 22nd anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire of . Monday, October 9, Troy Haymakers (13) @ Philadelphia Athletics (15) > MLB Schedule. Full Site Menu. Return to Top; MLB Players. Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of , and co-author of The Book.


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October 9, 1871 Download PDF EPUB FB2

A nicely written book about the great Chicago Fire of October, This book has some nice illustrations and photographs, along with some human interest stories concerning the fire.

The story is compelling in how it relates the burning of this city. Only people died as a /5(11). October 9, the burning of Chicago: poems of the Great Chicago Fire by Gerty, Francis J. (Francis Joseph), ; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIUPages: October 9, Can you imagine how a cow could set such a huge fire.

No one is sure how the Chicago blaze began, but one eyewitness saw the first flames leaping out of Mr. And Mrs. O'Leary's. Oct.Unclaimed and Unknown in the morgue. On a very somber note, there were as many as deaths between October as a result of the Great Chicago Fire of In addition, on October 8, a massive forest fire began in and around Peshtigo, Wisconsin.

One Year from the Fire, October 9, October 9, John M. Wing. From Chicago Illustrated, Images Item Information. October 9, If you woke up and your house was on fire, what would you take with you before getting out.

You might be surprised at some of the things you might grab in the middle of the night. On October 8,a huge fire started near Chicago's downtown area and burned four square miles to the ground before it was extinguished. Janu - October 9, Subject Headings - Douglass, Frederick, Title Created / Published Janu - October 9, Subject Headings.

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Within the short space of two hours, between one and three o'clock, of Monday morning, October 9,this entire devastation was accomplished.

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On October 9,a fire swept through the city of Urbana, Illinois, miles ( km) south of Chicago, destroying portions of its downtown area. Windsor, Ontario, likewise burned on October   Chicago Fire: October In Octoberdry weather and an abundance of wooden buildings, streets and sidewalks made Chicago vulnerable to fire.

The Great Chicago Fire began on the night of October 8, in or around a barn located on the property of Patrick and Catherine O’Leary at DeKoven Street on the city’s southwest side.

Poetry Atlas - Chicago October 9th, by John Boyle O'Reilly Read Chicago October 9th, and thousands of other famous poems about places. Gaunt in the midst of the prairie. October 9, the burning of Chicago: poems of the Great Chicago Fire.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., -- Poetry. Illinois -- Chicago. In Holy Madness, Adam Zamoyski has written a history of revolutions, and of the romantic and sometimes ridiculous revolutionaries who inspired them.

But because revolution was so ubiquitous an activity in the 19th century, what he has actually produced is a comprehensive account of Western civilization from to /5(22). The World's Columbian Expositionpeople attended the World's Columbian Exposition for "Chicago Day," October 9, This day commemorated the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire of The World's Columbian Exposition, celebrating the th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's landing in America, was actually held ina year.

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On October 8,flames spark in the Chicago barn of Patrick and Catherine O’Leary, igniting a two-day blaze that kills between and people, destroys.The Great Calamity of the Age! Chicago in Ashes!!; Chicago Evening Journal-Extra, October 9, (ichi).