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(1912) Frank Goldsmith, his wife Emily, and their two sons, Frank Jr. and baby Bertie, who died in 1911. Frank, Emily and young Frankie were passengers on board the Titanic when it sank in 1912. Emily and Frankie survived, but Frank Sr. did not. RNS photo courtesy of the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division/Wikimedia Commons

Rhoda "Rosa" Abbott - Titanic's Woman of Sorrows....As the Titanic took her final plunge Mrs Abbott and her two sons jumped from the deck. She surfaced, the boys did not. The two boys were lost. Somehow she scrambled to Collapsible Lifeboat A where she begged the other occupants to pull her in. In an interview given to the Providence Daily Journal, Rhoda described her experience on Collapsible A.

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Stories of Titanic Passengers

Victims of the Titanic: Margaret Rice and her 5 sons: Albert 10, Geroge 8, Eric 7, Arthur 4, and Eugene 2 years, 6 months old. Her husband had been killed in an accident, and she had returned to Ireland to recuperate. They were returning to America and were lost in the sinking.

Mrs. Edith Brown Haisman. She was 15 years old when placed in Lifeboat #13 as the Titanic sank. Her father, Thomas Brown, a glass of brandy in hand, waved from the deck saying "I will see you in New York." He did not survive.

Rossmore Edward Abbott (16) The night of the sinking Rossmore, along with Rosa, and his brother,stood on the deck watching the commotion. Rosa knew they'd never let the boys get into a lifeboat with her. They were considered men, afterall. Hoping to stay together, they grabbed each other's hand as the water leaped up over them.Rosa was rescued by another boat floating nearby-but she never saw her sons again.

Klara Hitler. The mother of the most famous genocidal maniac the world has yet known. By all accounts, Klara was a mild, loving mother and wife who did all she could to make Adolf's early life as easy and carefree as possible. In return, she seems to be one of the few people Hitler genuinely loved. She died while Hitler was still in his teens, thereby saving herself the agony of watching his descent into madness and murder.

Master Frank John William Goldsmith, 9, was born December 19, 1902 the son of Frank Goldsmith and Emily Alice Brown. The family were from from Stroud Kent. Frankie boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his parents. Frankie and his mother were rescued, probably in Collapsible D, his father perished. Pictured with his Mother Emily.

Among the Titanic survivors is the most famous Margaret Tobin Brown. Known as the "Unsinkable Molly Brown" the only woman to row a lifeboat to safety. Mrs. Brown was on her way home to America when disaster struck. She did her best to help others into the lifeboats before boarding herself. Once in the water, Mrs. Brown fiercely argued w/ the quartermaster Robert Hitchens to rescue people in the water. When he refused Mrs. Brown threatened to throw him overboard & took control via…

lleta Sullivan reads a letter from the U.S. Navy. She received two letters from F.D.R. in February of 1943. The first informed her of the death of her five sons in the line of duty, the second sent later requested her presence at the christening of the destroyer U.S.S. Sullivans named in their honor.

This is Rosa Abbott, a Third Class passenger on Titanic. Rosa was the only woman to be pulled alive from the icy waters on that fateful night. She was travelling on Titanic with her sons, Rossmore, aged 16, and Eugene, aged 13. When the ship sank, she was pulled into collapsible Lifeboat A. Her sons did not survive.


Titanic at 100 years

Eva Hart is pictured as a seven-year-old in this photograph taken in 1912 with her father, Benjamin, and mother, Esther. Eva and her mother survived the sinking of the British liner Titanic on April 14, 1912 off Newfoundland, but her father perished in the disaster.

John Jacob Astor lV & wife 19 year old Madeleine & his dog Kitty. Headed for the Titanic...he & Kitty did not survive. Madeleine on her return later gave birth to their son John Jacob Astor VI.

Martin Bormann, Jr. (1930 - Present) seen in uniform in 1939. This is the eldest son of Martin Bormann, Hitler's private secretary. Martin was a godson of Adolf Hitler. He has spent much of his life repenting for his father’s horrific actions, becoming a Catholic priest and serving as a missionary in the Belgian Congo. He has also joined with Jewish groups to make a pilgrimage to Auschwitz and traveled to Israel to meet Holocaust survivors.

The brave and principled gentleman in this photograph. The real Claus von Stauffenberg.

Lillian Asplund was the last Swedish/American survivor of the sinking of the Titanic. She was five years old at the time and she had actual memories of the sinking. Her family were third class passengers when they boarded the Titanic on April 10, 1912. She remembered that the Titanic was very big and it had been freshly painted. She reportedly said that she did not like the smell of the paint. She passed away on May 6, 2006, at the age of 99.

Jesse Owens and his wife Ruth arrive home from the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The son of a sharecropper and grandson of slaves, Owens won a record 4 gold medals in the very presence of Adolph Hitler. Owens said, “When I came back to my native country... I couldn’t ride in the front of the bus. I had to go to the back door. I couldn’t live where I wanted. I wasn’t invited to shake hands with Hitler, but I wasn’t invited to the White House to shake hands with the President, either.”

The only picture of the pool with water in it was taken by passenger Frank Browne. Spartan by today's standards it was luxurious then.