Color painting of the R.M.S. Titanic at sea.
Witness Reports
Headline Coverage

newspaper article

Staunton Daily Leader, Staunton, VA., April 19, 1912

Headlines: Tragic Details of Sinking of Titanic Given by Witnesses

Left Column: Richmond Man Rescued Says Captain and Officers Suicided as the Band Played “Nearer My God To Thee.” Foreigners who Refused to Obey Orders Are Shot Down.

"Women First" Even From Astor

Tales of Spledid Heroism Told. Three Fearful Explosions Added to Horror. Many Passengers Drowned in Staterooms.