One hundred years ago today, the Titanic sank, taking over 1,500 lives in the disaster.
We have the stories of the survivors.
The National Archives at New York City holds records in the admiralty case files related to Titanic, including depositions of surviving passengers, blueprints of the ship, claims of loss and photographs. These documents tell the story of the sinking in dramatic detail.
In this video, archivist Bonnie Sauer, public programs specialist Dorothy Dougherty, education specialist Christopher Zarr, education technician Sara Pasquerello, and volunteer William Roaka talk about their favorite Titanic documents in the holdings.
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