The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Ashes from which a phoenixlike city was to rise again

A view of Chicago, destroyed after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, looking southwest from the top of the Chicago Water Tower.


24.3 x 21.5 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

  • English


  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (April 3, 1938), p. 6

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  • Chicago Historical society


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