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History - Titanic

In one of the rarest finds when it comes to Titanic memorabilia, a cigar box that belonged to the captain of RMS Titanic, Edward John Smith was auctioned off last year in Liverpool, U.K. This extremely vital component of Titanic’s history fetched an astounding $39,700, thus affirming its place in the elite list of the most expensive Titanic memorabilia sold at auction.

Titanic Survivors Charlotte Collyer and her 8-year-old daughter Marjorie after they finally made it to America. She has a White Star Line blanket on her lap. Their faces say it...things are never going to be the same.

Employee Ticket to See the Launch of Ship they built

This man standing on the boat deck close to the gymnasium is believed to be Jacques Futrelle the American short story writer who was lost with the ship.

This parallelogram describes the area covered by the Five Ice Warnings radioed to the the Titanic.

ELLEN O'CONNELL/Staff Photographer Rosemary Urillo of Hazleton displays an April 19, 1912 edition of an Extra The Evening Mail newspaper she found in a family-owned garage. The newspaper contains personal experiences of those who survived the sinking of the Titanic as well as stories of those who perished.

POSTAL TELEGRAPH - COMMERCIAL CABLES CABLEGRAM 247W.SW. 6-- 622pm Cherbourg. Apl.10th,1912 Daniel Chesterfield, Richmond-Va. On Board Titanic. Cablegram sent from Robert W. Daniel to his mother Hallie Wise (Williams) Daniel of Richmond, Virginia (Virginia Historical Society, Mss2 D2235 b)

THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY Received at No. 1217 East Main Street, Richmond, Va. 54 RD W 26, Duplicate. sx, New York April 18,12 Mrs. James R Daniel, 1001 Floyd Ave, Richmond, Va. Will you or any member of family meet Robt W Daniel reported on board Carpathia due tonight if so at what hotel can you be seen. Newyork Sun. 406 PM

THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY Received at No. 1217 East Main Street, Richmond, Va. 56 RD W. 5 via Halifax S. S. Carpathia April 17,12 Daniel, Chesterfield, Flats, Richmond, Va. Rescued steamer carpathia Richmond sunday. Robert. 604 PM.

THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY Received at No. 1217 East Main Street, Richmond, Va. all7ny vb 13 HW Newyork apl 16 12 John L Williams & Sons Richmond Va Robert W Daniels name appears on third list of passengers saved just out 1112a A.Weber.

THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY Received at No. 1621 West Broad Street 25 RD W S. Cu, Phila, pa April 15,12 Mrs J R V Daniel, Chesterfield, Richmond, va. Reports Titanic exaggerated entering halifax harbor all safe. C P Stokes. 1252 PM Charlie Stokes sent a telegram to Robert Daniel's mother in the afternoon of 15 April stating that all is well with Titanic and it is entering Halifax harbor (Virginia Historical Society, Mss2 D2235 b).

POSTAL TELEGRAPH - COMMERCIAL CABLES TELEGRAM Received at Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, VA 7rd b 8 Phila.Pa/Apl.16-12 Mrs. Jas. Daniels The Chesterfield Richmond Va. It is authentically reported Bob safe on Carpathia. Charlie (Stokes?) 1056AM (Virginia Historical Society, Mss2 D2235 b).

A pocket watch displaying the time ten minutes to two, which was recovered from the body of Titanic steward Sidney Sedunary, is displayed at the museum's Titanic exhibition on April 3, 2012 in Southampton, England. Read more: www.nydailynews.c...