In the wake of the Eastland disaster, a hundred years ago this week, lots of fingers were pointed, though nothing ever really came of the hearings and investigations. No one was ever really held responsible, though making the guilty pay was a major theme from editorial cartoons of the day.
Here are some examples from the days following the tragedy, part of our week of posts on the subject.
|Chicago Evening Post 7/26/1915|
|Chicago Evening Journal 7/28|
|Chicago Journal 7/30/1915|