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What Was the Great Chicago Fire?
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Janet B. Pascal, Who HQ
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-25 - Publisher: Penguin

Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series. On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighborhood go
The Great Chicago Fire
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Steven Otfinoski
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08 - Publisher: Capstone

Presents information about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, compiled by Chicago Historical Society in Illinois. Describes the fire, which lasted from October 8th through the 10th. Notes the destructive results of the fire.
Surviving The Great Chicago Fire
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Joann Cleland
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-01 - Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Survive The Great Chicago Fire With The Characters In This Graphic Illustrated History Book.
The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Richard F. Bales
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-01 - Publisher: McFarland

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 swallowed up more than three square miles in two days, leaving thousands homeless and 300 dead. Throughout history, the fire has been attributed to Mrs. O’Leary, an immigrant Irish milkmaid, and her cow. On one level, the tale of Mrs. O’Leary’s cow is merely
The Great Chicago Fire
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Ross Miller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

On October 8, 1871, four decades after its founding, Chicago's destiny was rewritten "with a pen of fire." In this imaginative and penetrating study, Ross Miller considers the mythic proportions of the Great Chicago Fire as the city reshaped its own tragedy into an archetype of the modern struggle against