Chicago, IL -- This week we honor 17-year-old Charles R. E. Bowles, also known as "The Human Frog." He went by the name Reggie, and was the son of a Western Union wire chief. He and his family lived on North Springfield Avenue in Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois -- We honor Charles "Charlie" Hart in this week's "Remembering the Heroes" series.
Charlie was working at the Dunham Towing and Wrecking Company on the morning of the Eastland Disaster. The Dunham plant was located on the north side of the Chicago River just a few blocks west of where the Eastland was moored.
Chicago, Illinois -- For this week's "Remembering the Heroes" spotlight, we remember Morris S. Gault. Morris was an immigrant from Odessa, Russia, where his family owned a fish market. He was raised on the shores of the Black Sea and learned to become a very strong swimmer like the rest of his family. He was known to have been excellent at the breaststroke.