Chicago, Illinois — This is the fourth week where EDHS is commemorating the lives of the following people who were among "The 844" who perished in the Eastland Disaster. Read More
Clara and Emma Reisner boarded the Eastland and found chairs at the back of the boat, near the railing. When the ship tipped so easily and smoothly, Clara did not get excited or panic. "I didn't think it was so serious. I didn't think we or anyone else would drown. I was going to grab for my purse, but Emma said, 'Forget the purse. Can't you see the boat is going down?'"
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