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Publishers Corner: July 2017

Publishers Corner: July 2017

The Golden Age of Travel Memorabilia by Maxine Carter-Lome The Golden Age of Travel, representing the decades leading up to and into the first half of the 20th century, was a first class experience for the wealthy and a rising middle class who could afford to travel in style, whether by land, rail, sea or […]

Ken’s Korner: Titanic needed ‘50% more lifeboats’ — safety officer

Ken’s Korner: Titanic needed ‘50% more lifeboats’ — safety officer News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall A newly uncovered document reveals that a safety officer who inspected the Titanic right before her doomed maiden voyage urged the ship to take on “50 percent more lifeboats” but the recommendation […]