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Female survivor of the Eastland disaster, wrapped in a blanket, standing on the upper deck of a boat on the Chicago River on July Photograph from the Chicago Daily News.Want a copy of this photo?> Visit our Rights and Reproductions. Great Lakes Ships, Chicago History Museum, Chicago River, My Kind Of Town, Armada, Interesting History, Chicago Illinois, Charles Bukowski, Water Crafts
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Chicago History in Pictures

Female survivor of the Eastland disaster, wrapped in a blanket, standing on the upper deck of a boat on the Chicago River on July 24, 1915. Photograph from the Chicago Daily News. Want a copy of this...

100 years since the Eastland Disaster -- Chicago Tribune Rare Photos, Old Photos, Great Lakes Shipwrecks, Lake Boats, Great Lakes Ships, San Francisco Earthquake, Port Huron, Chicago River, Chicago Skyline
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Eastland Disaster

Graphic novel: Hundreds died when the #Eastland rolled

The EastLand Disaster Chicago Ii, Chicago River, Chicago Illinois, Us History, Family History, American History, Great Lakes Ships, Port Huron
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Marker

Waymarking.com is a way to mark unique locations on the planet and give them a voice. While GPS technology allows us to pinpoint any location on the planet, mark the location, and share it with others, Waymarking is the toolset for categorizing and adding unique information for that location.

This ship served only 5 months on the Great Lakes before it was abandoned. Abandoned Ships, Abandoned Places, Great Lakes Shipwrecks, Great Lakes Ships, Ghost Ship, Armada, Lighthouse, Underwater, Michigan
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Zéro la barre

Lawrencecliffe Hall 1965.

THE EASTLAND DISASTER: Chicago, 1915 (More photos in this section) - A man sits at the base of a stairway in the interior of the SS Eastland after it was drained and righted in August 789 lives were lost when the boat capsized at the dock. Chicago River, Chicago City, Chicago Style, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Illinois, Great Lakes Ships, Port Huron, My Kind Of Town, Armada
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Eastland Disaster

Graphic novel: Hundreds died when the #Eastland rolled

Two men sift through the water looking for bodies inside the SS Eastland as it rests on its side in the Chicago River after slowly rolling over and drowning 844 people July Chicago River, Chicago City, Chicago Skyline, Chicago Tribune, Titanic Underwater, Great Lakes Ships, Port Huron, My Kind Of Town, July 24
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Eastland Disaster

Graphic novel: Hundreds died when the #Eastland rolled

Every year a group of ships ranging from to travel through the Canal of Sturgeon Bay to dock up for annual repairs at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. Edmund Fitzgerald, Tanker Ship, Lake Boats, Great Lakes Ships, Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Steamers, Lake Superior, Model Ships
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Winter Fleet: Breathtaking Sights Are Headed Our Way

Every year a group of ships ranging from 500’ to 1000’ travel through the Canal of Sturgeon Bay to dock up for annual repairs at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.

Two men look for bodies inside the SS Eastland as it rests on its side in the Chicago River after slowly rolling over and drowning 844 people July Chicago River, Chicago City, Chicago Skyline, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Illinois, Morgue Photos, Great Lakes Ships, Titanic History, Port Huron
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Eastland Disaster

Graphic novel: Hundreds died when the #Eastland rolled

Female victim pulled from below deck during the Eastland Disaster on July Photographer unknown. Want a copy of this photo? > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this number: Connect with the Museum Chicago River, Chicago City, Chicago Area, Chicago Illinois, Great Lakes Shipwrecks, Titanic Underwater, Great Lakes Ships, Chicago Pictures, Below Deck
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Chicago History in Pictures

Female victim pulled from below deck during the Eastland Disaster on July 24, 1915. Photographer unknown. Want a copy of this photo? > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this...

Passengers on deck of the SS Eastland, Chicago, Photograph by Jun Fujita. Chicago Map, Chicago River, Chicago Skyline, Chicago Illinois, Great Lakes Shipwrecks, Great Lakes Ships, San Francisco Earthquake, Armada, Lake Superior
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Chicago History in Pictures

Passengers on deck of the SS Eastland, Chicago, 1915. Photograph by Jun Fujita. Read senior curator Olivia Mahoney’s blog post about the Eastland disaster. To purchase a copy E-mail...

Challenger tied up on the break wall at Charlevoix Lake Boats, Great Lakes Ships, Break Wall, Armored Truck, Merchant Marine, Rail Car, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake Superior
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Challenger tied up on the break wall at Charlevoix

EASTLAND: The men assisted victims onto nearby tugs for safety and aftercare. Chicago River, Chicago City, Chicago Style, Chicago Illinois, Titanic Underwater, Great Lakes Ships, San Francisco Earthquake, Port Huron, Armada
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Organized Response - Professional Divers

The men assisted victims onto nearby tugs for safety and aftercare.

Film of Eastland disaster found in Dutch newsreels History Lesson Plans, History Class, Lyle Mays, Great Lakes Ships, Port Huron, Chicago River, Chicago Style, Interesting History, Silent Film
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Laatste bioscoop wereldberichten - fragment: SS Eastland gezonken (1915)

Film of Eastland disaster found in Dutch newsreels

Eastland Disaster animation of ship rolling into the Chicago River Great Lakes Shipwrecks, Titanic Underwater, Great Lakes Ships, Titanic Ship, Chicago River, Chicago Style, Lake Superior, Chicago Illinois, Timeline Animation
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Eastland Disaster animation of ship rolling into the Chicago River

Animation created by Sebastian Burdon.http://www.creativenot.com/

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Aftermath - Chicago Dept. of Health

Anna Brenner was one of who died in the Eastland Disaster on July 1915 in Chicago. Her birthday was spent in a casket. of the Disaster's victims were under the age of 25 like Anna. Chicago River, Chicago City, Great Lakes Ships, July 24, Shipwreck, Interesting History, Casket, Titanic, Historical Photos
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"The 844": Anna Brenner's Story