While Chicago Burned

Today's post was originally published in Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives in the Winter 2011 issue (Vol. 43, no. 4). While Chicago Burned Records of an Obscure Court Case Yield New Details on the 1871 Fire By Ann Patricia Duffy When the fire brigade's general alarm bells sounded on the night of October 8, 1871, … Continue reading While Chicago Burned