Titanic, 100 Years

100 years ago today the Titanic set out on her maiden voyage. But the ship – famous for its luxurious accommodations and rumored to be “unsinkable” – struck an iceberg on April 14 and sank almost immediately.

Learn more about the Titanic using the following resources:

Titanic, 100 years: 1912-2012 – original news stories and a variety of accurate and informative sites selected and presented by the Detroit Area Libraries Network

An Unsinkable Ship – NOVA

Photo Gallery: Discovering the Titanic at National Geographic

Titanic: the Artifact Exhibition, at the Henry Ford Museum Mar. 31-Sept. 30, 2012

Titanic’s Achilles Heel – a documentary produced by A&E, available for checkout at the library

The Watch That Ends The Night: Voices from the Titanic, by Allan Wolf

The Titanic: an Interactive History Adventure, by Bob Temple

Search the Manchester library catalog for “Titanic” for even more books and DVDs about the history and fate of the ship, crew, and passengers.


About Heather Sturm

Director at Manchester District Library
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