The Eastland Disaster

A rescue worker, dressed in a diving suit, leaps into the Chicago River at the site of the Eastland disaster, July 24, 1915. The passenger ship SS Eastland, preparing for a tour, rolled over while docked on the Chicago River. Although the tragedy claimed 844 lives, heroic efforts saved 280 people. (Photo by Chicago History Museum/Getty Images)
A rescue worker, dressed in a diving suit, leaps into the Chicago River at the site of the Eastland disaster, July 24, 1915. The passenger ship SS Eastland, preparing for a tour, rolled over while docked on the Chicago River. Although the tragedy claimed 844 lives, heroic efforts saved 280 people. (Photo by Chicago History Museum/Getty Images)
The Eastland Disaster
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July 24, 1915
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