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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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Edith Romaine
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A restauranteur’s worst nightmare is an empty dining room. Do you wonder why so many postcards of restaurant interiors show empty dining rooms? So do I! It is doubtful that many were ever mailed, maybe they were pasted in scrapbooks. I was so concerned, I wrote a poem.

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