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Our Lady of the Angels (OLA) School Fire, December 1, 1958

"Great Chicago Fires"
Historic Blazes That Shaped a City
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by David Cowan
Published: 2001
Publisher: Lake Clairmont Press
    4650 N. Rockwell St.
    Chicago, IL 60625
    ISBN: 1893121070
Available from Amazon.com

From the back cover:
In Great Chicago Fires, acclaimed author and veteran firefighter David Cowan tells the story of the other "great" Chicago fires, noting the causes, consequences, and historical context of each—from the burning of Fort Dearborn in 1812 to the Iroquois Theater disaster to the Our Lady of the Angels school fire.
This book by David Cowan, coauthor of "To Sleep With The Angels," covers Chicago's most significant fires, including the Our Lady of the Angels fire. A chapter devoted to the OLA fire offers a very concise summary of the fire, accompanied by numerous photographs of the fire and it's aftermath. Besides the OLA fire, other significant Chicago blazes, from the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 to the McCormack Place fire of January 16, 1967, are covered as well. The book is riviting in its narative, providing insight into Chicago's most serious fires, and fascinating for anyone interested in Chicago's history.