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The Chicago fire, 1871 the blaze that nearly destroyed a city by Corinne J. Naden

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English



  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago


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

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About the Edition

Describes the Chicago of 1871, how it burned, how it recovered to rise again, and how the disaster helped bring about social changes in Chicago and other cities.

Edition Notes

Statementby Corinne J. Naden.
SeriesA Focus book
LC ClassificationsF548.42 .N3
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5682294M
LC Control Number69013708

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