Image ID
DN-0067594
Headline
Firemen and civilian rescuers searching through the rubble of a tenement building after an explosion at 14th Place and Newberry Avenue
Date Created
February 2, 1917
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0067594, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News Collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
105632
Max Pixels - Height
402
Max Pixels - Width
500
KEYWORDS
Fosdick, Raymond B.
Congress Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
504 South Michigan Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)


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Loop (Chicago, Ill.)--1910-1919.
Chicago (Ill.)--1910-1919.
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firemen and civilian rescuers searching through the rubble of a tenement building after an explosion at 14th place and newberry avenue

Elevated view of firemen and civilian rescuers searching through the rubble of a tenement building after an explosion. The explosion occurred on February 2, 1917 at 12:50 a.m. at 813-823 West 14th Place and South Newberry Avenue in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. The cause was believed to be a leak in the gas main and approximately twenty-five people died.

Elevated view of firemen and civilian rescuers searching through the rubble of a tenement building after an explosion. The explosion occurred on February 2, 1917 at 12:50 a.m. at 813-823 West 14th Place and South Newberry Avenue in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. The cause was believed to be a leak in the gas main and approximately twenty-five people died.