The Eastland Disaster: Chicago's Greatest Loss-of-Life Tragedy
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Thousands gathered along the Chicago River for Western Electric's fifth annual employee picnic on July 24, 1915. The festivities turned tragic, resulting in Chicago's greatest loss-of-life tragedy. Find out what happened during this Kennedy History presentation given by the Eastland Disaster Historical Society, featuring the granddaughter of survivor Bobbie Aanstad.