Image ID
DN-0082926
Headline
Firefighters standing on the fire escape of a burning building on Oak and LaSalle Streets, helping tenants to escape the fire
Date Depicted
1927
Date Created
1927
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-0082926, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Max Pixels - Height
2380
Max Pixels - Width
2898
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0082926
firefighters standing on the fire escape of a burning building on oak and lasalle streets helping tenants to escape the fire

Image of firefighters standing on the fire escape ladders of a building that is on fire on Oak and LaSalle Streets, in the Near North Side community area of Chicago, Illinois, helping tenants to escape the fire. Tenants are standing on the fire escape and leaning out of windows. Buildings are visible in the background. A crowd, firefighters, and hoses are visible on the left side of the image.

Image of firefighters standing on the fire escape ladders of a building that is on fire on Oak and LaSalle Streets, in the Near North Side community area of Chicago, Illinois, helping tenants to escape the fire. Tenants are standing on the fire escape and leaning out of windows. Buildings are visible in the background. A crowd, firefighters, and hoses are visible on the left side of the image.