Rescue and reliefRecovery
American Red Cross
Businesses, stores and warehouses
City of Chicago
Department of Health, Fire Department and Fire Insurance Patrol, Police Department, Public Welfare Department
Bureau of Public Welfare
Ecclesial and religious
Bishops and pastors conducted numerous funeral services over several days, and in many cases, conducted multiple funerals in a single service.
Funeral homes and professionals
They worked tirelessly, in some cases for days, attending to the needs of the victims and their families.
Heroes and those who assisted
These people assisted during the rescue, recovery and relief efforts, some putting their lives at risk to help save others.
Others with a connection
People who through happenstance shared in the tragedy of the Eastland Disaster.
Reid, Murdoch & Company
United States Coast Guard
Life Saving Service
Crew who assisted in the rescue of 280 passengers and the recovery of 400 bodies.
Under construction.Investigation and legal proceedings
Righting of the Eastland
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