Tag: Titanic

D.C.’s Connection With the Titanic

This is a guest post by Angela Harrison Eng. New York has significant ties to Titanic. Many of Gotham’s elite members of society died in...
Washington Times - March 1st, 1913

March 1st, 1913: Titanic Hero Honored at White House

One hundred years ago today, exactly at 2:15 p.m. (when we published this post), Captain A.H. Rostron was awarded a Congressional Medal in the...
The Washington Times on April 15th, 1912

April 15th, 1912: Titanic Kept Afloat, Being Towed to Halifax, Nova...

This was the front page of the Washington Times in the evening of Monday, April 15th, 1912. It's rather haunting seeing this today, over...

100 Years Ago Today: Major Archibald Butt, D.C. Resident, Boards Titanic...

This post went up at exactly 8 a.m. this morning local time, which is twelve noon Greenwich Mean Time. Exactly 100 years ago at this very...
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...

Faces of Yesterday: Dime Messenger Service Boys of D.C. (1912)

This is a great one for "Faces of Yesterday" ... this group of young boys worked as Dime Messenger Service boys, with their headquarters...