American Red Cross
The American Red Cross was called upon to take charge of the relief work, prevent suffering for want of necessities of life among the survivors, see that the dead were given suitable burial, and adjust living conditions for the hundreds of women and children left without their natural protectors.
Chicago Chapter of the American Red Cross
Relief work at the scene
The relief fund
Initial contributions to the fund
Amounts paid from the fund (plus other sources)
Cases considered by the American Red Cross
Objectives of the fund and preparing for disbursement
The Eastland Disaster Method of Equalizing Relief Grants
Distributions made from the fund
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