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He meant well

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The captain of an ocean liner offers a toast to his passengers sitting around a large dining table on a ship that is rocking a bit too much for most passengers. Caption: The Captain -- Ladies and gentlemen, I drink to your very good health!

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Dining rooms; Motion sickness; Ocean liners; Ocean travel; Ship captains

Date: 1904-05-11

Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to President Roosevelt

Description:

Nicholas Murray Butler is giving President Roosevelt the schedule of his upcoming trip along with the address where he can be reached. He wants Roosevelt to know that he will be meeting with the Emperor at Wilhelmshohe in August to discuss the interchange of professors and educational subjects. Butler is also congratulating Roosevelt on his role in the Japan-Russian matter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); Commencement ceremonies; Educational exchanges; Street addresses; Confidential communications; Ocean liners; Ocean travel; Letter services; Letter writing; Letters; Mail receiving and forwarding services; Triumph; Praise; Interest; Opportunity; Matter; International relations--Information services; Conversation; Satisfaction; England--City of London; Germany; Columbia University; William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941; Sternburg, Hermann Speck von, Freiherr, 1852-1908

Date: 1905-06-15

An old acquaintance

Description:

Two mermaids discuss the actions of a third mermaid, who appears to be flirting with a man on an ocean liner. Caption: First Mermaid -- I think it's awfully brazen of Tessie to flirt so with a perfect stranger. Second Ditto -- Oh, he isn't a stranger. He's a fellow she met at Bar Harbor last summer. She says he taught her to swim.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Courtship; Conversation; Mermaids; Ocean liners; Salutations; Maine--Bar Harbor

Date: 1911-01-25

Luxuries versus lifeboats

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An ocean liner, probably the Titanic, sinks amid icebergs with many passengers jumping into the sea for lack of enough lifeboats, as a few lifeboats loaded with passengers row clear of the ship. Caption: The Grim Spectre -- Why all this hue and cry about lifeboats? Have you not your veranda and Parisian cafes, palm-garden, squash-court, gymnasium, swimming-pool, Turkish baths, and a la carte restaurant?

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Drowning; Grim Reaper (Symbolic character); Icebergs; Lifeboats; Lifesaving; Marine accidents; Ocean liners; Ocean travel; Titanic (Steamship)

Date: 1912-05-08

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