Titanic Newspaper Articles Archive

Titanic Front PageNow this is more like it. This is the kind of thing the internet is was supposed to be good at.

SADLY it’s now disappeared behind a paywall –  a sign of things to come. 

Have a look at http://www.titanicuniverse.com/titanic-newspaper-articles Not cheap but seems complete

The New York Times has some great stuff http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/t/titanic/index.html

and http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0415.html

NewspaperARCHIVE.com is the world’s largest archive of online searchable newspapers and it has created a Titanic Newspaper Articles Archive. It contains newspaper articles about the Titanic during April of 1912. It reflects the chaos surrounding the tragedy. Initial accounts of the sinking of the RMS Titanic started out positive, such as the headline in the Syracuse Herald on April 15, 1912, which reads “Titanic’s Passengers All Rescued.” (That would have been a terrible retraction to have to have made). Unfortunately, the reports were based on speculation and the facts surrounding the sinking of the Titanic were far worse than imagined.

All of the newspapers found on this archive can also be found at NewspaperARCHIVE.com plus heaps more.

The Titanic timeline is pretty amazing. I had forgotten that Wood Hole and a French team rediscovered the Titanic in 1985.

Well worth a look, the newspaper viewer take a bit of getting used to but it works.

7 Responses to “Titanic Newspaper Articles Archive”

  1. matthew matthew

    hi i want the actual Titanic newspaper or a fake 1 i just want 1 cuz my old 1 ripped see my great great great grandad went on Titanic

  2. Keairrika Pea Keairrika Pea

    hey were’s the real one I need the actual one I have a project to do on the titanic and i need the real newspaper article.

  3. thatch thatch

    Keairrika,

    Any of the links above will take you to the archive, I checked them and they all work

    thatch

  4. andy andy

    yeah i need the real titanic newspaper because i am doing a report for ELA

  5. Tinkerbell Tinkerbell

    I just want to hear the actual story on the titanic and to see what really happened

  6. lyndsy lyndsy

    well i want a real pic not a fake one cuz i am doin a research paper on the titanic and i have to have a newspaper article

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