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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…

MARGARET TOBIN BROWN aka "The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Titanic survivor, the only woman to row a lifeboat to safety, fiercely argued w/ the quartermaster Robert Hitchens to rescue people in the water. When he refused she threatened to throw him overboard)

What Does Your Last Name Say About You? Enter Your Last Name To Find Its Meaning and Origin.

What Does Your Last Name Say About You? Enter Your Last Name To Find Its Meaning and Origin.

Lucy Noel Martha Leslie, the Countess of Rothes, apparently showed great courage during the sinking of the Titanic, taking control of her lifeboat and steering 35 passengers to safety where the Carpathia rescued them five hours later. (Getty Images) titanic

*LUCY NOEL MARTHA LESLIE: Countess of Rothes, apparently showed great courage during the sinking of the Titanic, taking control of her lifeboat and steering 35 passengers to safety where the Carpathia rescued them five hours later.

Titanic survivor Albert Caldwell recounts his memories of the disaster for his nephew. Here is the audio account.

Hear a Titanic Survivor Tell His Story

*ALBERT CALDWELL ~ Titanic survivor recounts his memories of the disaster for his nephew. Here is the audio account.

Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States (and who had great taste in hats). Her running mate, interestingly enough, was Frederick Douglass, the first African-American to run for Vice President.

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, later Victoria Woodhull Martin was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement. In Woodhull was the first female candidate for President of the United States.

One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late 1880s was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel.

One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel. >> Whoa - a gang of female toughs.

*TITANIC:   Edwardian couturière and Titanic survivor Lady Duff Gordon, aka Lucile, c. 1912

ca. 1912 Edwardian couturière and Titanic survivor Lady Duff Gordon, aka Lucile. Blouson/pouter pigeon/over hanging bodices took a long time to subsideas seen in this photo of Lucile

Violet Jessop, ocean liner stewardess and survivor of both the sinking of the RMS Titanic, and the HMHS Brittanic.

Violet Constance Jessop was an ocean liner stewardess and nurse who achieved fame by surviving the disastrous sinkings of sister ships RMS Titanic and HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916 respectively. In addition

Diary of a sailor who retrieved bodies of Titanic victims from the ocean. 'Fine weather started to pick up bodies at six a.m. and continued all day till five thirty P.M. Recovered fifty one bodies, forty six men four women and one baby. Buried twenty four men at sea at eight fifteen P.M. Rev Canon Hinds in attendance also Ships Company. Bodies in good state but badly bruised by being knocked about in the water.'

Diary of a sailor who retrieved bodies of Titanic victims from the ocean. -Check out Dal Archives for displays, programs for tweens

A 14th-century plague helped reveal just how long humans have polluted the planet

A 14th-century plague helped reveal just how long humans have polluted the planet

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