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Lusitania

Lusitania sinking off the coast of Ireland (Ken Marschall)

Book a Crossing on the Lusitania: The Fastest and Largest Steamer Now in Atlantic Service

This is another haunting discover, much like the advertisement I uncovered for the Titanic (also, read about the notable DC resident that went down with that ship). I came across an advertisement in the...
Titanic survivors (history.com)

Titanic and Carpathia Ads in the Washington Post

Wow, these are fascinating. This is the best “Old Ads and Classifieds” post yet. Scanning the Washington Post from February 29th, 1912 (another leap year) I came across these, frozen in time. The first one...