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Raising funds for Titanic survivors

In recent coverage of the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic there were, unsurprisingly, few Vancouver stories. Vancouver citizens in 1912 were moved by the disaster and attended a Titanic memorial service and fundraiser 100 years ago today.

After the sinking, the British and Foreign Sailors’ Society sponsored fundraising services in many port cities around the world to support the widows and orphans of seamen who lost their lives. We have a program for the one held in Vancouver.

Public memorial service, page 1. Reference code AM1519-: PAM 1912-25

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