Historic Newspapers~ New York Herald dated 04/16/1912 -- The Titantic sinks on its maiden voyage. On exhibit in the News Corporation News History Gallery at the Newseum. Newseum collection Photo credit: Newseum collection
Photo taken on April as the Titanic left Southampton, England, bound for New York. One member of the Ferry family aboard, perished. Grandmother Catherine Ferry married to Grandfather Tom Boyle....the titanic victim was her cousin.
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Harriet Tubman. After escaping the clutches of slavery in 1849, Harriet rescued countless others from the same fate, operating the Underground Railroad. "I freed thousands of slaves, and could have freed thousands more, if they had known they were slaves." -Harriet Tubman