Image ID
DN-0064945
Headline
Rescuers and survivors atop the hull of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River; Chicago, Illinois; circa July 24, 1915
Date Depicted
July 24, 1915
Date Created
July 24, 1915
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0064945, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2336
Max Pixels - Width
2895
KEYWORDS
accident
boat
rescuers
steamer
victims
Chicago (Ill.)
20%
Eastland disaster, Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1915
disasters
Chicago River (Ill.)
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Eastland (Ship)
Reid, Murdoch and Company Building (Chicago, Ill.)
Steamboat accidents
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Lifesaving
Rescue work
Disaster victims
Steamboats
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0064945.tif
rescuers and survivors atop the hull of the overturned eastland steamer in the chicago river chicago illinois circa july 24 1915

Rescuers and survivors atop the hull of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River; Chicago, Illinois; circa July 24, 1915. The Reid, Murdoch and Co. building is visible in the background.

Rescuers and survivors atop the hull of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River; Chicago, Illinois; circa July 24, 1915. The Reid, Murdoch and Co. building is visible in the background.