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Chicago, IL Boarding House Collapses, Aug 1907

FIVE KILLED AS HOUSE FALLS.

ELEVEN OTHERS INJURED IN AN EARLY MORNING CRASH IN CHICAGO.

Chicago, Ill., Aug. 16. -- Five persons were killed and eleven others were injured, three seriously, early today by the collapse of a two-story frame boarding house at 55 Fry Street. Four persons were instantly killed and the fifth died a few minutes after being taken to a hospital. The bodies of the dead were taken from the ruins by policemen and firemen, who risked their lives when compelled to crawl under the wrecked building to reach them.
The dead are:
MRS. ANNIE NOSAL, 35 years old.
Her two children -- KATE, 6 years old, JOHN, 20 months old.
ALBERT STEHM, 33 years old, a boarder.
ANNIE MARWARANSKI, 22 years old.

New York Times New York 1907-08-17



article | by Dr. Radut