Image ID
DN-0064988
Headline
Eastland disaster, line of people entering the temporary morgue at the Second Regiment Armory
Date Depicted
circa July 24, 1915
Date Created
circa July 24, 1915
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
DN-0064988, 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
2297
Max Pixels - Width
2909
KEYWORDS
Second Regiment Armory
accident
crowd
line
morgue
victims
Eastland disaster, Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1915
20%
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago River (Ill.)
disasters
Eastland (Ship)
1960.784
Second Regiment Armory (Chicago, Ill.)
Armories
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Morgues & mortuaries
Queues
Streets
Automobiles
Washington Street (Chicago, Ill.)
Near West Side (Chicago, Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0064988.tif
eastland disaster line of people entering the temporary morgue at the second regiment armory

Elevated view of a line of people entering the Second Regiment Armory, located on West Washington Boulevard, which was used as a temporary morgue for victims of the Eastland disaster. Automobiles are parked on the street, and signage for a nearby businesses read D. Kennedy and Utah Bru. This image was taken in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois.

Elevated view of a line of people entering the Second Regiment Armory, located on West Washington Boulevard, which was used as a temporary morgue for victims of the Eastland disaster. Automobiles are parked on the street, and signage for a nearby businesses read D. Kennedy and Utah Bru. This image was taken in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois.