The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "The Great Chicago Fire of 1871" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: Chicago Fire, fire, Great Chicago Fire, Mrs. O'Leary
Use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between October 9-19, 1871.