Image ID
DN-0064994
Headline
Eastland disaster, interior of floating morgue, two men handling a coffin lid
Date Created
circa July 24, 1915
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0064994, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News Collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
104063
Max Pixels - Height
397
Max Pixels - Width
500
KEYWORDS
Bryson, Edna May--Portraits.
Bryson, Francis Eileen Parker--Portraits.



Mothers & children--Illinois--Chicago--1910-1919.--lctgm
Adoption--Illinois--Chicago--1910-1919.--lctgm
Women--Illinois--Chicago--1910-1919.--lctgm
Girls--Illinois--Chicago--1910-1919.--lctgm
Chicago (Ill.)--1910-1919.
Copy negatives.--CHS
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat


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eastland disaster interior of floating morgue two men handling a coffin lid

Image of the interior of the floating morgue for the victims of the Eastland disaster at the Wells Street bridge in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. Two men are handling the lid of a coffin, one of many lying in a row across from another row of coffins. The morgue is a tent structure, with what appears to be an earthen floor.

Image of the interior of the floating morgue for the victims of the Eastland disaster at the Wells Street bridge in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. Two men are handling the lid of a coffin, one of many lying in a row across from another row of coffins. The morgue is a tent structure, with what appears to be an earthen floor.