Goodman-Vent papers 1830s-1890s
Goodman family and Vent family
The Goodman-Vent papers contain letters and writings from the families of Thomas Goodwin and Charles Frederick Vent, two prominent 19th century Chicago and Cincinnati businessmen. Of note are detailed eyewitness accounts the great Chicago Fire of 1871.
The material is in English
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