Monday, April 16, 2012

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois & Titanic Newspaper

Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, Illinois

The Story of the Living Room - The same living room gives glimpses of home life in four historic periods.  This card shows the 1912 room with an Edison phonograph with cylinder records, and a Chicago American dated April 16, 1912, announcing the sinking of the Titanic.

postmarked in 2011 with a 28 cent stamp

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The newspaper has 1,342 people died, the correct number was 1,517.

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