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Titanic Passengers

Titanic was the most luxurious and greatest steamship ever built. Among 2,435 passengers many were prominent figures.

John Jacob Astor IV, a real estate millionaire, famous for marrying is his wife Madeleine on September 11th 1911, sailed on the Titanic with his pregnant 18-year-old wife. Astor went down with the Titanic on 15 April, 1912. His wife, Madeleine, survived.

J. Bruce Ismay, the chairman and managing director of the White Star Line. He was the person who sketched the first plans for the Titanic on a napkin in 1907.

Captain Edward John Smith, nicknamed the millionaires captain.

Thomas Andrews, the designer of Titanic.

Lady Duff Gordon, a top fashion designer, and the first English designer to achieve international renown.

Lady Countess Rothes (Lucy Noël Martha Dyer- Edwards) who steered the lifeboat she was in, to safety.

Isidor Straus, a founder of Macy’s department store who remained on the Titanic and was last seen sitting with his wife Ida on deck chairs waiting for the end to come.

Margaret Tobin Brown was the wife of the Colorado mining kingpin J.J. Brown. Famous for taking control of lifeboat 6 when the crew in charge of that particular lifeboat refused to go back to look for survivors.

Benjamin Guggenheim, a wealthy industrialist, heir to the Guggenheim mining fortune.

The Band: Brailey, Bricoux, Hartley, Hume, Krins, Taylor and Woodward who played to keep the passengers calm as the ship was sinking.
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[Mrs. James J. "Molly" Brown, survivor of the Titanic, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, right arm on back of chair]

[Mrs. James J. "Molly" Brown, survivor of the Titanic, three-quarter l...

Photoprint by Bain News Service. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

OLYMPIC

OLYMPIC

Titanic sister ship

OLYMPIC

OLYMPIC

Titanic sister ship

Mrs. John Astor

Mrs. John Astor

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of Mrs. John Jacob Astor IV (Ava Lowle Willing Astor) wearing fur-trimmed coat and large hat with feathers(?). Title from item. Photographer unidentified. Forms part of: Arti... more

Launching of Olympic

Launching of Olympic

Titanic sister ship

Lady Duff Gordon

Lady Duff Gordon

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... more

Lady Duff Gordon

Lady Duff Gordon

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... more

OLYMPIC - maiden voyage

OLYMPIC - maiden voyage

Side view, with bow to right, launched at Belfast, northern Ireland. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card traci... more

OLYMPIC and TITANIC - view of bows [in shipyard construction scaffolding]

OLYMPIC and TITANIC - view of bows [in shipyard construction scaffoldi...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Industry Boats 1909-1911; Ships (2); Shipya... more

[John Jacob Astor, 1864-1912]

[John Jacob Astor, 1864-1912]

Photo copyrighted by George Grantham Bain. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

OLYMPIC

OLYMPIC

Titanic sister ship

Capt. Rostron and wife

Capt. Rostron and wife

Photograph shows Sir Arthur Henry Rostrom (1869-1940) who was captain of the RMS Carpathia when it rescued the survivors of the RMS Titanic in 1912. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014)

White Star Line, triple screw steamer "Olympic", 882 1/2 ft. long, 46,359 tons

White Star Line, triple screw steamer "Olympic", 882 1/2 ft. long, 46,...

Postcard showing the Olympic steamship at sea. Title from item. "Phostint" postcard. Titanic sister ship

Capt. Rostron and wife

Capt. Rostron and wife

Photograph shows Sir Arthur Henry Rostrom (1869-1940) who was captain of the RMS Carpathia when it rescued the survivors of the RMS Titanic in 1912. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Title from data provid... more

Stewards of OLYMPIC cheering reservists on ADRIATIC

Stewards of OLYMPIC cheering reservists on ADRIATIC

Photograph shows the stewards of the RMS Olympic cheering reservists on the RMS Adriatic. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011) Titanic sister ship

OLYMPIC, 1911

OLYMPIC, 1911

Titanic sister ship

Arrival OLYMPIC, 1911

Arrival OLYMPIC, 1911

Photograph show the arrival of the White Star ocean liner Olympic in New York, June 21, 1911 after her maiden transatlantic voyage. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Titanic sister ship

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Full lgth. port view with New York skyline in backgrd.]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Full lgth. port view with New York skyline in...

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Tugs maneuvering ship into pier, New York Harbor]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Tugs maneuvering ship into pier, New York Har...

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Titanic sister ship

The TITANIC

The TITANIC

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card cites date as April 16, 1912.

"OLYMPIC"

"OLYMPIC"

Photograph show the arrival of the White Star ocean liner Olympic in New York, June 21, 1911 after her maiden transatlantic voyage. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Titanic sister ship

Arrival OLYMPIC 1911

Arrival OLYMPIC 1911

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... more

Arrival OLYMPIC, 6/21/11

Arrival OLYMPIC, 6/21/11

Titanic sister ship

Olympic

Olympic

Photograph show the arrival of the White Star ocean liner Olympic in New York, June 21, 1911 after her maiden transatlantic voyage. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Titanic sister ship

Arrival OLYMPIC 1911

Arrival OLYMPIC 1911

Titanic sister ship

Astor & fiancee in NOMA'S Launch

Astor & fiancee in NOMA'S Launch

Photo shows businessman John Jacob Astor IV (1864-1912) and fiancee Madeleine Talmage Force (1893-1940) in launch going to the Astor yacht Noma. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) Forms part of: George ... more

S.S. Olympic

S.S. Olympic

Titanic sister ship

1st. class, grand dining saloon, seates [sic] 500--OLYMPIC STEAMSHIP

1st. class, grand dining saloon, seates [sic] 500--OLYMPIC STEAMSHIP

George Grantham Bain Collection. Olympic, Titanic sister ship.

Astor & fiancee going to NOMA

Astor & fiancee going to NOMA

Photo shows businessman John Jacob Astor IV (1864-1912) and fiancee Madeleine Talmage Force (1893-1940) in a launch going to the Astor yacht Noma. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Astor & fiancee going to NOMA

Astor & fiancee going to NOMA

Photo shows businessman John Jacob Astor IV (1864-1912) and fiancee Madeleine Talmage Force (1893-1940) in a launch going to the Astor yacht Noma. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) Forms part of: George... more

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Anchored in New York Harbor, with bow in foregrd.]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Anchored in New York Harbor, with bow in fore...

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Olympic, Titanic sister ship.

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Entering New York Harbor]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Entering New York Harbor]

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Olympic, Titanic sister ship.

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Full lgth. starboard view]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Full lgth. starboard view]

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Main stairway]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Main stairway]

Olympic, Titanic sister ship. Title devised by Library staff. Photograph copyrighted by William H. Rau in 1911.

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Smoking room]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Smoking room]

Olympic, Titanic sister ship.

TITANIC, to be launched

TITANIC, to be launched

Title from caption card and item. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Arrival OLYMPIC, 1911

Arrival OLYMPIC, 1911

Photograph show the arrival of the White Star ocean liner Olympic in New York, June 21, 1911 after her maiden transatlantic voyage. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Forms part of: George Grantham Bain C... more

Arrival OLYMPIC, 62111

Arrival OLYMPIC, 62111

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... more

Titanic survivors on way to rescue ship Carpathia
At White Star office after TITANIC disaster

At White Star office after TITANIC disaster

Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Colle... more

Mrs. Charlotte Collyer

Mrs. Charlotte Collyer

Photograph shows Mrs. Charlotte Collyer with her daughter Marjorie. They survived the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012 and San Francisco Call, June 2, 1912)

Louis & Lola ?-- from Titanic

Louis & Lola ?-- from Titanic

Photo taken before the 'orphans' of the Titanic were correctly identified and returned to their mother. The boys are French brothers Michel (age 4) and Edmond Navratil (age 2). To board the ship, their father a... more

Chorus girl at TITANIC benefit

Chorus girl at TITANIC benefit

Photo shows crowd at baseball game to raise funds for the survivors of the RMS Titanic, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

J.J. Astor funeral, 5412

J.J. Astor funeral, 5412

Photo shows funeral procession of John Jacob Astor IV (1864-1912), who died with the sinking of the Titanic. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data prov... more

[TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individuals at the Waldorf Astoria]

[TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individu...

Harold Bride, wierless operator. J169777 [?] U.S. Copyright Office. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: N.Y.C. HO... more

Stuart Collett - one of the Titanic survivers [sic] arriving on the CARPATHIA

Stuart Collett - one of the Titanic survivers [sic] arriving on the CA...

Portrait, full length, standing on deck, with three other men.

TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individuals at the Waldorf Astoria]

TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individua...

J. Bruce Ismay at end of table, being questioned. J169603 U.S. Copyright Office. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracin... more

Crowd awaiting survivors from CARPATHIA

Crowd awaiting survivors from CARPATHIA

Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

At White Star office after TITANIC disaster

At White Star office after TITANIC disaster

Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Crowd awaiting TITANIC survivors

Crowd awaiting TITANIC survivors

Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Crowd awaiting survivors from the Titanic

Crowd awaiting survivors from the Titanic

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Photo by Bain News Service. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). No. 2391-17.

Chorus girl raising money at TITANIC game

Chorus girl raising money at TITANIC game

Photo shows crowd at baseball game to raise money for survivors of the RMS Titanic disaster, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA ship

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA ship

Photo shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of his heroism in their rescue. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 20... more

Geo. Cohan at TITANIC Game

Geo. Cohan at TITANIC Game

Photo shows George M. Cohan at baseball game to raise funds for survivors of the RMS Titanic disaster, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Crowd in front of White Star offices

Crowd in front of White Star offices

Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

MEDALS, DECORATIONS, ETC. MEDAL PRESENTED BY PRESIDENT TO CAPTAIN A. ROSTRON, RESCUER OF SURVIVORS OF 'TITANIC'

MEDALS, DECORATIONS, ETC. MEDAL PRESENTED BY PRESIDENT TO CAPTAIN A. R...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

TITANIC Tablet Unveiled - Seamen's Institute, Bishop Greer speaking

TITANIC Tablet Unveiled - Seamen's Institute, Bishop Greer speaking

Photo shows services in memory of the Titanic at Seamen's Church Institute, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

J.J. Astor funeral, 5/4/12

J.J. Astor funeral, 5/4/12

Photo shows funeral procession of John Jacob Astor IV (1864-1912), who died with the sinking of the Titanic.

Louis & Lola ?--TITANIC survivors

Louis & Lola ?--TITANIC survivors

Photo taken before the 'orphans' of the Titanic were correctly identified and returned to their mother. The boys are French brothers Michel (age 4) and Edmond Navratil (age 2). To board the ship, their father a... more

Mrs. Charlotte Collyer

Mrs. Charlotte Collyer

Photograph shows Mrs. Charlotte Collyer with her daughter Marjorie. They survived the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012 and San Francisco Call, June 2, 1912) Title ... more

[Survivors of the Titanic disaster]

[Survivors of the Titanic disaster]

Louis and Michel Navratil, of Nice, France, on their mother's lap.

TITANIC life boats on way to CARPATHIA

TITANIC life boats on way to CARPATHIA

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). No. 2485-4.

Chorus girl at TITANIC game

Chorus girl at TITANIC game

Photo shows crowd at baseball game to raise funds for the survivors of the RMS Titanic, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

[TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individuals at the Waldorf Astoria]

[TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individu...

J. Bruce Ismay being questioned. J169615 [?] U.S. Copyright Office. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: N.Y.C. HO... more

Geo. Cohan at TITANIC Game

Geo. Cohan at TITANIC Game

Photo shows George M. Cohan at baseball game to raise funds for survivors of the RMS Titanic disaster, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) Title from unverified data provided by ... more

Getting TITANIC news - White Star Office

Getting TITANIC news - White Star Office

Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Colle... more

Capt. Arthur Henry Rostron of the Carpathia who rescued survivors of the Titanic

Capt. Arthur Henry Rostron of the Carpathia who rescued survivors of t...

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Current, corrected title devised by Library staff based on information from the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Original title from un... more

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship]

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship]

Photo shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of his heroism in their rescue. James Gordon Partridge Bisset (1883... more

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA ship

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA ship

Photo shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of his heroism in their rescue. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 20... more

Louis & Lola ?-- TITANIC survivors

Louis & Lola ?-- TITANIC survivors

Photo taken before the 'orphans' of the Titanic were fully identified. The boys are French brothers Michel (age 4) and Edmond Navratil (age 2). To board the ship, their father assumed the name Louis Hoffman and... more

Geo. Cohan at TITANIC Game

Geo. Cohan at TITANIC Game

Photo shows George M. Cohan at baseball game to raise funds for the survivors of the RMS Titanic disaster, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Arrival OLYMPIC

Arrival OLYMPIC

Photograph shows the ship Olympic docked in New York City on the same day that the Titanic left Southhampton, England. (Source: researcher, G. Voudouris, 2015)

DENT RAY, F. TITANIC; STEWARD

DENT RAY, F. TITANIC; STEWARD

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Stewards F. (Frederick) Dent Ray (1879-1977) at left and William Burke at right with another surviving crewman of the RMS Titanic,... more

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship]

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship]

Photo shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of his heroism in their rescue. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship]

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship]

Photo shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of his heroism in their rescue. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Crowd awaiting TITANIC survivors

Crowd awaiting TITANIC survivors

Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Colle... more

[Harold Bride, surviving wireless operator of the TITANIC, with feet bandaged, being carried up ramp of ship]

[Harold Bride, surviving wireless operator of the TITANIC, with feet b...

J169614 U.S. Copyright Office. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: BI; Ships Disasters; Ships TITANIC.

[TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individuals at the Waldorf Astoria]

[TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individu...

Harold Thomas Coffam, wireless operator. J169778 [?] U.S. Copyright Office. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: N... more

Chorus girl at TITANIC benefit

Chorus girl at TITANIC benefit

Photo shows crowd at baseball game to raise funds for the survivors of the RMS Titanic, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Librar... more

[Groups of TITANIC survivors aboard rescue ship CARPATHIA: Mr. & Mrs. G.A. Harder and Mrs. Charles M. Hayes talking]

[Groups of TITANIC survivors aboard rescue ship CARPATHIA: Mr. & Mrs. ...

J169605 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: BI (2); Ships Disasters 1912; Shelf.

Tug on way to meet CARPATHIA

Tug on way to meet CARPATHIA

Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Chorus girl raising money at TITANIC game

Chorus girl raising money at TITANIC game

Photo shows crowd at baseball game to raise money for survivors of the RMS Titanic disaster, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (L... more

TITANIC Tablet Unveiled - Seamen's Institute, Bishop Greer speaking

TITANIC Tablet Unveiled - Seamen's Institute, Bishop Greer speaking

Photo shows services in memory of the Titanic at Seamen's Church Institute, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009) Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of... more

Arrival OLYMPIC

Arrival OLYMPIC

Photograph shows the ship Olympic docked in New York City, on the same day that the Titanic left Southhampton, England. (Source: researcher G. Voudouris, 2015)

[View of the stern and rudder of the TITANIC in drydock]

[View of the stern and rudder of the TITANIC in drydock]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Services at seamen's institute - TITANIC Tablet unveiled - Bishop Greer speaking

Services at seamen's institute - TITANIC Tablet unveiled - Bishop Gree...

Photo shows services in memory of the Titanic at Seamen's Church Institute, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)