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.

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About Heather Sturm

Director at Manchester District Library
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