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  • The Iroquois Theatre Fire

    The Iroquois Theatre Fire

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    Chicago, December 30, 1903.  Fire, smoke and chaos caused by fear, killed over six hundred soles today at the new Iroquois Theatre on Randolph Street. That’s the way the lead story in the Chicago Sun-Times began on the morning of December 31, 1903.  A grusome story of death and suffering that need not have happened.…

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Jeremy Rowe
Why do huge fires mesmerize people? We don’t know either. Could it be a latent memory from childhood campfires? Real photo postcards of fire disasters continue to be popular with most collectors.

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