Color painting of the R.M.S. Titanic at sea.
Headline from the Times-Dispatch (Richmond, Va.)
Newspaper Coverage

Newspaper headline

The Times Dispatch, Richmond, VA., Tuesday, April 16, 1912

Headline: Titanic, Giant White Star Liner, Sinks After Collision With Iceberg on Her Maiden Voyage, and 1,800 Lives Are Reported Lost in World's Greatest Marine Disaster

Left Column: Wireless Calls Send Vessels Rushing to Aid of Sea Colossus

Through the Night They Drive Withh Full Speed to Reach Titanic.

Meantime World Waits in Agony of Suspense

Center Column: Image of Titanic