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Ambulance loaded with fire victims
Ambulance loaded with fire victims
TitleAmbulance loaded with fire victims
DescriptionFrom text: "While the streets began to crowd for blocks around with weeping and heartbroken persons in mortal terror because of knowledge that loved ones had attended the performance, patrol wagons, ambulances and open wagons hurried the injured to hospitals. Before long they were called upon to perform the more grewsome [sic] task of removing the dead. In wagon loads the latter were carted away. Undertaking establishments both north, south and west of the river threw open their doors."
Date1904
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicagosawfulthe00ever_0169.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicagosawfulthe00ever#page/160/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicagosawfulthe00ever
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameIroquois Theater (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectFires
Theaters
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1900-1909
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionStreet Scenes
Book TitleChicago's awful theater horror
Author of the BookEverett, Marshall, 1863-1939.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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