Mr Henry Blank boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger. He did survive the sinking. To see his full account of everything and to see what he did after the sinking please click on the photo.
This is the last photograph of Buffalo Bill Cody, taken outside his doctor’s office, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, seven days before he died of kidney failure in Denver on January 10, 1917. - Courtesy Cowan's Auctions -
Ruth Becker, titanic survivor. Ruth was twelve when the ship sank, when she was unable to get into a lifeboat with her family she was left on board alone until a passing steward threw her to a lifeboat that was being lowered. She never spoke of the Titanic, her own children never knew she was on board, until she was elderly. Her ashes were scattered over the titanic site in the Atlantic ocean...
Survivors of the Titanic, photographed from the Carpathia. 100 years after the tragedy, we are taking a look back at the Titanic sinking, in an article by Jeff Nilsson entitled, "The Inevitable Tragedy of the Titanic."
The Melungeons (1600s- ) are a mixed-race people in America who live in the Appalachian mountains where Tennessee meets Virginia meets Kentucky. There are about 50,000 of them. They look mainly white nowadays but in the 1690s French traders said they looked like Moors (the Berbers of north-west Africa). They looked neither white nor black nor American Indian.
A very rare picture of a beautiful young girl on the chair, who is being looked after by a beautiful nursemaid who only appears to be about 10years old herself. This picture compells you to wonder about both their lives. How they lived, and what they did together.