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Winnipeg Titanic Passenger Esther Bloomfield Hart

Titanic Anniversary My thoughts in April always come back to Titanic.  It is 101 years since the tragic sinking of the grand ocean liner when it struck an iceberg late on April 14th, 2012.  The gashed hull quickly put the … Continue reading

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Titanic Survivor Esther Bloomfield Hart Recalls Tragic Sinking

Esther Hart was never very keen on the idea of going to Winnipeg.  When her husband Benjamin announced his decision to leave Ilford, England and strike out for a new life in Canada,  she was immediately apprehensive.   But times … Continue reading

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Titanic: Interview with Eva Hart on the 75th Anniversary of the Sinking

“Over to You”, was the name of this program that must have been on cable television.  The segment was called “Titanic:  a Survivor’s Tale.” A  school teacher in England, whose name was not recorded, conducts an interview with Eva Hart … Continue reading

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Interviews with Titanic Survivors

When the Titanic struck the iceberg in the North Atlantic on April 14th, 1912, there was no immediate panic. There was confusion and a prevailing feeling that getting into the lifeboats would be an unnecessary inconvenience. There had been so … Continue reading

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Titanic Survivor Eva Hart and her connection to Winnipeg

Eva Hart was just seven years old when her family left Ilford, England, and boarded the Titanic in Southampton. They were saying good-bye to England to make their future in Winnipeg, Canada. This film clip is from a 2003 documentary … Continue reading

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