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Links to other Eastland sites
Link Chicago Public Library
Section devoted to the Eastland.
Link Eastland Memorial Society
Site devoted to the Eastland.


Links to other Western Electric sites
Link Bell System Memorial
A non-commercial site created to help keep the memories of the Bell System alive and to pay tribute to those that made it the greatest telecommunications system on earth.  Includes Western Electric and Eastland Disaster history.


Links to other maritime sites
Link Association for Great Lakes Maritime History
An international organization of museums, historical societies, libraries, archives, and individuals interested in preserving Great Lakes maritime history.
Link Chicago Maritime History
Founded in 1982 to research, educate, and celebrate Chicago's maritime heritage.
Link Great Lakes Historical Society
Founded in 1944 to record, preserve and interpret the maritime history of the Great Lakes, the largest body of fresh water in the world. It is the oldest and largest organization exclusively devoted to telling the story of the "Inland Seas" of North America.
Link Keewatin Maritime Museum
This website serves as an official companion to the Keewatin Maritime Museum located in Saugatuck/Douglas, Michigan.
Link Maritime Quest
This website has a searchable database of ships plus accompanying photos (including several captivating photos from Pearl Harbor).
Link Michigan Maritime Museum
Dedicated to maritime research and accurate ship model building.
Link Port Huron Museum
Your passport to the arts, history, and marine heritage of Port Huron, Michigan.
Link U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association
Preserving the stations, history, boats, and equipment of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and U.S. Coast Guard.


Links to other Chicago area sites
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American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Committed to saving lives and easing suffering, this diverse organization serves humanity and helps you by providing relief to victims of disaster, both locally and globally.
Berwyn, Illinois A brief history of Berwyn, Illinois.
Chicago History Museum Presents the rich, multicultural history of Chicago and Illinois, as well as selected areas of American history.
Chicago Public Library Chronological history of Chicago.
Chicago Tunnel Company Site dedicated to preserving the history of Chicago's unique railroad.
Fire Museum of Greater Chicago Fire fighting museum and library.
Friedman Properties The leader in the restoration and the rebuilding of River North for over thirty years, they have restored the Reid Murdoch Center, the queen of the Chicago River's north bank.
Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery Promotes the historical significance, enhances the beauty and preserves the artistic heritage of Bohemian National Cemetery.
Friends of Downtown The voice for intelligent planning and urban design for downtown Chicago - a vital and influential component of the city's design and building process.
Friends of the Chicago River Fosters the vitality of the Chicago River for the human, animal, and plant communities within the river's watershed.
Graveyards of Chicago Site devoted to the numerous historic cemeteries in Chicago including a section dedicated to the Eastland Disaster victims buried at the Bohemian National Cemetery.
Jazz Age Chicago Dedicated to urban life and entertainment in and around Chicago during the first half of the twentieth century.
Our Lady of the Angels School Fire Site dedicated to the victims - including the survivors - of the fire that devasted the city of Chicago in 1958.
Trivial Trivia (see Chicago Collections, Historical Facts) Chicago Trivia - interesting facts in chronological order about the ''Windy City''

Links to other Illinois sites
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Canal Corridor Association Works toward the economic revitalization of the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor through the preservation, conservation, and enhancement of cultural and natural resources.
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Operates 60 state-owned historic sites and memorials, administers all state and federal historic preservation and incentive programs in Illinois, coordinates the Illinois History Fair program, and administers the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.
Illinois Labor History Society The Illinois Labor History Society encourages the preservation and study of labor history materials of the Illinois Region, and to arouse public interest in the profound significance of the past to the present.
Illinois Regional Directory Includes many history links as well as non-history links.
Illinois State Historical Society Founded in 1899, supports the Illinois State Historical Library and encourages research and writing on subjects of Illinois history.

Links to other National sites
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American Red Cross Committed to saving lives and easing suffering, this diverse organization serves humanity and helps you by providing relief to victims of disaster, both locally and globally.

Links to other Educational sites
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Chicago Metro History Education Center Serves 15,000 students and 300 teachers in 150 area schools, who participate in professional development workshops, curriculum development, and an academic competition which focuses on local, family and community history research projects.
Chicago Public Library Welcome and support to all people in their enjoyment of reading and pursuit of lifelong learning.

Links to other Genealogy sites
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Chicago Genealogical Society Founded in 1967 by a small group of enthusiastic family history researchers, the membership today extends nationwide and includes many libraries and societies.
Czech and Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois Helps people who have roots in Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, Silesia, or Ruthenia to develop, preserve and share genealogical, historical, and cultural knowledge of their ancestors.
Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International Promotes Czechoslovak genealogical research to create an interest in the ancestry in the Czechoslovak area, as it was in 1945.
Dave's Root Cellar Genealogy and family history research for over ten years using online tools.
Polish Genealogical Society of America Headquartered in Chicago and founded in 1978, the Society collects, disseminates and preserves information on Polish and Polish-American family history and helps its members use that information in their own research.
RootsWeb The oldest and largest FREE genealogy site.
United States Genealogy A site where you can trace the past of almost anyone in the USA or the colonies preceding it.

Links to other Miscellaneous sites
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California Classic Equipment Divers A dive group formed to demonstrate the use and techniques of using antique diving equipment. One of their members participated in the archaeological dive in the Chicago River on December 12, 1999.
Graveyards of Chicago Site devoted to the numerous historic cemeteries in Chicago including a section dedicated to the Eastland Disaster victims buried at the Bohemian National Cemetery.
Museum of Funeral Customs Provides the public with a deeper understanding of the history of American funeral and mourning customs, funerary art and practice; fosters an appreciation of history within the funeral profession; and encourages further study on the subject.


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