|Author:||The Eastland Disaster Historical Society,The Chicago Historical Society,Ted Wachholz|
|Publisher:||Arcadia Publishing (August 22, 2005)|
|Other formats:||azw mbr azw txt|
The Eastland Disaster - Ted Wachholz. Before delving into the heart of the Eastland Disaster, it is important to understand some of the basic historical issues connected to it-from the Titanic and the Lusitania to Wrigley Field and the World’s Fair.
The Eastland Disaster - Ted Wachholz. While this chapter will not analyze the social, economic, political, and cultural aspects of the early 1900s, it will bring certain events back to the forefront of your consciousness. Not only should this help you to recall some of the basic historical issues of the time, but I hope it will also raise your curiosity. Almost all of these events are connected to the Eastland Disaster.
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Ted Wachholz, Chicago Historical Society
Ted Wachholz, Chicago Historical Society. Eastland Disaster Historical Society. Unlike other Images of America books where they choose a bunch of photos at random, the Eastland Disaster provides history and context to this awful event, which occurred exactly a hundred years ago. The book starts with an overview of the Western Electric Company and Hawthorne Works as well as previous worker picnics before focusing on the tragedy itself. Jul 24, 2015 Jim rated it really liked it.
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Are you sure you want to remove Eastland Disaster, The (IL) (Images of America) from your list? Eastland Disaster, The (IL) (Images of America). by Ted Wachholz, The Chicago Historical Society, The Eastland Disaster Historical Society. Published August 17, 2005 by Arcadia Publishing.
The SS Eastland, while still tied to the wharf, rolled into the Chicago River with more than 2. .
The SS Eastland, while still tied to the wharf, rolled into the Chicago River with more than 2,500 passengers on board. Nearly 850 people lost their lives, including 22 entire families. The ensuing struggle for survival, and the resulting death, heroism, cowardice, greed, and scandal gripped the city of Chicago.
by Ted Wachholz, Chicago Historical Society, land Disaster Historical Society. Books related to The Eastland Disaster. series Images of America. More than 7,000 people living in the Chicago area and Michigan City, Indiana, eagerly anticipated Saturday morning, July 24, 1915. This particular Saturday was going to be anything but a routine summer day. Plans had been carefully made for it to be the social and entertainment event of the year, and for some, a lifetime. The fifth annual midsummer excursion and picnic had been organized by the employees of the Western Electric Company's Hawthorne Works.
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McCarthy's book is an excellent "first-read" for people who are not very familiar with the Eastland Disaster, but I would recommend the Hilton book as a "second read" for those wanting to go deeper. If you really want to dig in (or you are a descendant of one of the families on the ship that fateful day), also get the Bonansinga book and the "The Eastland Disaster (Images of America)" by Ted Wachholz and the Eastland Disaster Historical Society (2005 - one of the "Images of America" series books primarily chock-full.