Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, October 28, 1871
Scene on Wells Street.
The terrified populace in front of the Briggs House, caught fire.
Homeless Citizens Taking Refuge from the Flames among the Ruins.
From a sketch by their Chicago Correspondent
Panic Stricken Citizens Rushing Past the Sherman House
Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper
The Temporary Morgue on Milwaukee Avenue.
From a Sketch By James E. Taylor.
Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, November 4, 1871
Carrying the aged, sick and helpless, and endeavoring to save family treasures.
The Chicago Fire – The Homeless Citizens in Camp on the Shore of Lake Michigan, Near Lincoln Park
A Family Terribly Perish on the Roof of a House, in View of the Multitude Below.