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"Angels too soon : the 1958 fire at Our Lady of the Angels school, 2003"

by Shefsky, Jay; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); Chicago History Museum.
Series: .Publisher: [Chicago] ; WTTW Chicago ; 2003Edition: .Description: "1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w segments ; 4 3/4 in.".ISBN: .Subject(s): School fires | Elementary school fires | Parochial school fires | Fire prevention | Personal narrative | Fire history | -- Chicago (Ill.) | -- 1-Dec-58 | Our Lady of the Angels School Fire (Chicago, Ill., 1958)Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: "On December 1, 1958, an arsonist started a fire at the foot of the stairwell in Our Lady of the Angels Roman Catholic elementary school on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois. Ninety-two children and three nuns on the third floor died. Includes interviews with parents, children who survived, and men who fought or reported on the fire. Looks at how it happened, how it might have been prevented, and what was done to make sure it would never happen again."
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"DVD.|A documentary by Jay Shefsky; director of photography: Tim Boyd; writer: Margie Newman; music: Steve Rashid; Chicago Stories host and senior editor: John Callaway.|""Produced in cooperation with the Chicago History Museum""--Container.|Closed-captioned."

"On December 1, 1958, an arsonist started a fire at the foot of the stairwell in Our Lady of the Angels Roman Catholic elementary school on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois. Ninety-two children and three nuns on the third floor died. Includes interviews with parents, children who survived, and men who fought or reported on the fire. Looks at how it happened, how it might have been prevented, and what was done to make sure it would never happen again."

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