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Remembrances of the Angels : 50th anniversary reminiscences of the fire no one can forget

Author: John Kuenster
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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On a terrible day in December 1958, one of the deadliest fires in American history took the lives of ninety-two children and three nuns at Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago. On the fiftieth anniversary of the fire, Kuenster talks with children, parents, firemen, reports, clergy, nurses, policemen, school officials, and others who were in some way connected with the disaster.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Kuenster
ISBN: 9781566638005 1566638003
OCLC Number: 225852438
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 179 pages : map, plans ; 24 cm
Contents: Charles Remsberg --
Joe Murray --
Larry Sorce --
Nancy Scanlon Rodewald --
Rosemary Pisani Bieker --
Connie Rose Straube --
Ken Sienkiewicz --
Jim Grosso --
Emily Ruszczyk Winterhalter --
John Raymond --
William Edington --
Charlene Campanale Jancik --
Lois Wille --
Jean Hart --
Ron Sarno --
Patricia Rice, R.N. --
Michael Cannella --
Ken Leonard --
Father Pat McPolin --
Albin Anderson --
Maureen Bailey Bidwell --
Edward Glanz --
Sister Mary Donatus DeCock, B.V.M. --
Bill O'Brien --
John Lubke --
Bob Wiedrich --
Dan Lupo --
Raymond Orozco, Jr. --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: John Kuenster.
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On a terrible day in December 1958, one of the deadliest fires in American history took the lives of ninety-two children and three nuns at Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago. On the fiftieth anniversary of the fire, Kuenster talks with children, parents, firemen, reports, clergy, nurses, policemen, school officials, and others who were in some way connected with the disaster.

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