The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. Olearys Cow

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The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. Olearys Cow - Bales, Richard F, and Schwartz, Thomas F, PH.D. (Foreword by)

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 swallowed up more than three square miles in two days, leaving thousands homeless and 300 dead. Throughout history, the fire has been attributed to Mrs. OLeary, an immigrant Irish milkmaid, and her cow. On one level, the tale of Mrs. OLearys cow is merely the quintessential urban legend. But the story also represents ...

The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. Olearys Cow 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786423583

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The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. O'Leary's Cow 2002, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786414246

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