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Eastland disaster photograph album by Jun Fujita, 1915 July.
Includes album of views (53 photographs) of the Eastland, a steamship that capsized in the Chicago River on July 24, 1915, and the clean-up following the disaster, showing rescue methods, underwater divers, recovered bodies, overviews of groups of corpses, and crowds of on-lookers.
Eastland disaster photograph collection, 1915 July 24-Aug.
Contact prints of Eastland ship disaster, which occurred 24 July, 1915, when the whale-back steamer taking Western Electric plant workers and their families for a cruise on Lake Michigan overturned in the Chicago River near the LaSalle Street bridge. Images include views of removal of bodies, tem...
Fire Insurance Patrol (Chicago, Ill.) collection of visual materials, 1915-1955, bulk 1920s-1930s
Visual materials of the Fire Insurance Patrol (1871-1959) which was organized, supported and employees paid by the Chicago Board of Underwriters. Their purpose was to protect and save life and property in or next to burning buildings and to remove and take charge of such property. The patrol were...
Louise Cottrell collection, 1918-1958
Louise Cottrell was a social worker with the Evanston Hospital Association's Social Service Department. This collection contains minutes, articles, speeches, programs and pamphlets regarding social work, unmarried mothers, adoption and the Eastland Disaster relief effort.
Stereograph views of an unidentified Chicagoan, 1890s-1920.
Turn of the century images include spectators at an unidentified event, women getting out of an automobile, men posed before a building, the Eastland disaster, people in a 4-horse carriage, goats, horse show, group in an automobile and views at the World's Columbian Exposition. Included is a wood...