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Our Lady of the Angels (OLA) School Fire, December 1, 1958

This map shows the locations of homes that lost children to the Our Lady of the Angels fire. The GREEN square is Our Lady of the Angels School. The RED triangles represent those households where a child never came home on December 1, 1958. How can one neighborhood suffer this kind of unimaginable loss and survive? The answer: it cannot. Within a decade, this once strong and proud neighborhood was virtually destroyed.
(Thank you Don Traynor for researching and providing the addresses of victims)