News - The Chicago Tribune

Records: 439,964

Within these pages are reports of the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 and other news events in a vibrant city of national economic and political importance. The "Daily Chicago Tribune" became a leading anti-slavery newspaper when Joseph Medill took the helm in 1855. Catch up on your reading of late 19th-century trends through these historical pages.

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News - The Chicago Tribune
Total Records
Records: 439,964
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February 20, 2008
Last Updated
July 2, 2012
Since its founding in 1847, "The Chicago Tribune" has been one of the country's most influential daily newspapers, claiming many firsts in journalism and publishing.