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The Chicago Fire...
Item # 637232
October 15, 1871
NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1871
* Great Chicago fire
Over half of the front page is taken up with much detail on the great Chicago fire, with heads at the top of the first column including: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "Present Aspects of the Devastated City" "The Work of Reconstruction Already Commenced" "Scenes & Incidents Among the ruins" "Searching for the Bodies of the Dead" "One Thousand Persons Believed to Have Perished" and a bit more (see).
Eight pages, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War