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The Record isn't Always Where You Expect to Find it.

April 14, 2017, marked the 105th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Its passenger list went down with the ship.

However, some of its passengers were rescued by the  152 more words

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#OTD in 1912 – The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage with the loss of 1,513 souls, many of them Irish; 732 would survive.

Just before midnight on 14 April, the RMS Titanic failed to divert its course from an iceberg and ruptured at least five of its hull compartments. 383 more words

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Titanic - Portland Residents and Friends

The sinking of the Titanic affected families worldwide – here is the impact in Portland, April 1912. More tomorrow on Frank M. Warren and Anna Atkinson Warren, daughter of missionary and educational icon of the Oregon Territory, Rev. 2,461 more words

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I'm in E6 and I need a fix (of caffeine)

Hi E6-ers! This post is a guide to where you can source caffeine and brunch-type menus in East Ham.

We have all seen the online… 1,048 more words

Titanic's Haitian Passenger

On April 10, 1912, the Titanic departed Southampton, England and made its first stop in Cherbourg, France at 6:30 pm. Two tenders carried 281 passengers to the ship, representing 26 nationalities. 532 more words

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Titanic's Big Game Hunter

Thomas Drake emigrated from England to Pennsylvania in 1829, opened a fabric mill, and began manufacturing denim. Soon, he was making jeans under the trademark, ‘Kentucky Blue Jeans.’ He became the cloth supplier for the Union Army uniforms during the Civil War, and increased his wealth through various investments. 591 more words

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A brave young immigrant

When Anna Sophia Turja of Finland boarded the Titanic in Southampton on April 10, 1912, she looked forward to starting a new life in America at the home of her sister and brother-in-law. 589 more words

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