DR. GALE'S LINCOLN LIBRARY
STATE, COUNTY & CHICAGO BOOKS
MARSHALL FIELD & CO.
1893 WORLD'S FAIR LIBRARY
RESTAURANTS, FOODS & BONAFIDE RECIPES
FIRES IN CHICAGO & GREAT CHICAGO FIRE
849, June 5th, Woman Sets Fire to the Watch House, Chicago.
1853, February 15th, Two State & Lake Street Stables Burn, Chicago.
1853, February 16th, the United States Hotel at Randolph & Canal Streets Fire, Chicago.
1853, March 3rd, Fire Starts at Mr. Sheriff Bradley's Stable, Chicago.
1853, April 26th, Mr. Winbolt, an Upholsterer, Premises were set Ablaze, Chicago.
1853, June 21st, Fire Crackers Start a Fire, Chicago.
1853, September 1st, An Incendiary Fire, Chicago.
1853, September 7th, P.W. Gates & Co., Machine Shop Fire, Chicago.
1853, October 10th, Five Tenements on Ferry Street Nearly Burnt Down, Chicago.
1853, November 18th, The North Side M. L. Keith Distillery Fire, Chicago.
1854, January 29th, The American (Rail) Car Company Foundry Burned, Chicago.
1854, February 21st, One House Consumed, Three Structures Damaged, Chicago.
1854, February 25th, The Eagle Hotel Fire, Chicago.
1854, June 22nd, A Drug Store Chemical Storage Room Fire, Chicago.
1855, February 26th, A Large Furniture Manufacturer was Consumed by Fire Chicago.
1855, April 23rd, A Two-Story Dwelling Fire Opposite the Lighthouse, Chicago.
1855, April 30th, A Saloon Fire at Washington & Market Streets, Chicago, was Destroyed.
1855, July, Chicago Finally has a Fire Alarm Bell; City Ordinance Passed.
1856, January 16th, A Two-Story Brick Dwelling, Destroyed, Chicago.
1856, January 19th, Brewery and Dwelling Burned, Chicago.
1856, February 4th, Gage's Hotel Burned, Chicago.
1856, April 7th, Chicago Rosin Oil Manufacturing Company was Totally Destroyed.
1856, April 13th, Two Persons Burned to Death, Chicago.
1856, September 8th, Fire at the Chicago Baltic House Hotel Stables.
1857, January 29th, Neighbors Burned Down a House of Ill Repute, Chicago.
1857, February 22nd, The Fire on Lake Street—Incendiaryism, Chicago.
1857, March 2nd, South Water Street Fire; 5 Stores & a,Brewery Destroyed, Chicago.
1857, March 6th, Fire on Wells Street, Chicago.
1857, April 12th, Fire on Clark Street, Chicago.
1857, April 30th, A Fire Set by a Fireman had Destructive Consequences, Chicago.
1857, May 4th, Fire on Clark Street, Chicago.
1857, May 9th, Fire on Clark Street, Chicago.
1857, May 10th, American Transportation Company's Chicago Warehouse Fire.
1857, May 21st, Fire on Clark Street, Chicago.
1857, May 15th, Suit Filed Against the Fire Department and City of Chicago's Refusal to Help.
1857, October 11th, A Half Block of State Street Destroyed in a Chicago Conflagration.
1857, October 19th, South Water & Lake Streets Conflagration, Chicago. 1/2M+ Loss.
1858, May 18th, Another Disastrous Conflagration. Nine Lives Lost, Chicago.
1858, July 2nd, Destructive Conflagration at Fulton and Jefferson Streets, Chicago.
1858, July 7th, Fire on East Kinzie Street, Chicago.
1858, July 30th, Destructive Fire on Van Buren Street, Chicago.
1858, August 20th, Disastrous Fire on South Clark Street. $25,000 Loss!
1875, November 3rd, Fire on Kinzie Street While Under Construction, Chicago.
1875, November 25th, Fire in a Wabash Avenue Dwelling Under Construction, Chicago.
1875, December 19th, Fire on LaSalle Street, Chicago.
1875, December 19th, Saloon Fire on Canal Street, Chicago.
1875, December 29th, Lake Street Fire, Chicago.
1871, October 7th, the "Saturday Night Fire" Struck Chicago in the evening.
October 8th, the Great Chicago Fire;
the O'Leary's and their Cow.
1871, October 8th, The Great Chicago Fire Destruction at Fifth Avenue & Madison Street.
"YOU ARE THERE,"
Historical Reenactment by Walter Cronkite.
1871, Large Map Showing the Burnt Area from the Great Chicago Fire.
"Personal Experiences During the Great Chicago Fire.
40pg PDF booklet.
1874, July 14th, the "LITTLE BIG FIRE," Chicago.
1875, December 30, Maxwell Street Fire.
1877, November 14th, Field, Leiter & Company Department Store Fire, Chicago.
1885, March 21st, the Hotel Langham, Chicago, was Destroyed by Fire.
1893, July 10th, World's Columbian Exposition Cold Storage Building Fire, Chicago.
1894, August 8th, The Chicago Great Rogers Park Community Fire.
1903, December 3rd, Iroquois Theatre Fire, Chicago, Claimed over 600 People's Lives.
1910, March 25th, L. Fish Furniture Fire, 19th Street & Wabash Avenue, Chicago
1910, December 22nd, The Union Stockyards, Chicago, Fire.
1912, January 5th, Union Stock Yards Transit House Hotel (Hough House), Chicago.
1922, March 15th, the Burlington Office Building Fire, Chicago.
1934, May 19th, The Union Stockyards, Chicago, Fire.
1946, September 9th, the Hotel LaSalle, Chicago, Fire.
1950, May 25th, Green Hornet Streetcar Causes an Inferno with Gas Truck, Chicago.
1953, April 17th, the Haber Corporation, Chicago, Fire.
1958, December 1st,
Our Lady of the Angels School
1967, January 16th, the First McCormick Place, Chicago, Fire.
1971, March 1st, Chicago's
Neighborhood's Fire in Piper's Alley
2004, December 6th, the Chicago LaSalle Bank Fire.
2012, May 20th, the Indian Boundary Park, Fieldhouse Fire, Chicago.
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