April 18 1912, A Denver newspaper interviewed women on their views of the "women and children first" rule. Some women claimed they would've never left their husbands and that some of the men who died on Titanic were more valuable than some of the women who were saved.
Although W.H. Jackson is best known for his scenic photographs of Colorado, he also captured a great number of historic buildings on film. In the late 1890's he did a series on the mansions in the Capital Hill area of Denver. This one is the Horace Tabor home at 1260 Sherman St. Photo from the Denver Public Library Western History Collection
Historic Newspaper - THE DENVER POST, Colorado, April 16, 1912 "1,300 PERISH WHEN TITANIC SINKS; 866 KNOWN TO BE RESCUED" & "H.R. Rood and Mrs. Brown Certainly Sailed on Titanic..." [The Unsinkable Molly Brown]
Nancy Welter. Denver, CO. Once the library went up, the neighbors loved it and the book exchanges began! It helped that our local newspaper ran a story about the LFL so everyone knows the take a book and leave a book. I've started searching for Spanish language kids books for preschool and babies as there are so many being strolled past the house on daily walks. Reading, music, art, dance are all apart of a strong community. What a wonderful way to add to our community by being a steward.