Michael Hirsch

Two Families and One Lifeboat

TITANIC ANNIVERSARY: The tale of Ida Straus giving up her lifeboat seat touched many. But a fresh probe suggests she was not the one who saved Belle and Meier Moor.

Titan of the Sea Meets Its Match

A century after the sinking of the RMS Titanic, its story remains as fresh today as it was on the fateful night of April 14, 1912.

Remembrance: Marchers in Lower Manhattan carry shirtwaists emblazoned with the names of those who died in the Triangle fire to mark its 100th anniversary.

One Person’s Quest To Find and Restore The Graves of the Triangle Fire’s Victims

Scattered among 16 cemeteries around New York they came to rest, the 146 people whose lives were violently cut short 100 years ago in one of the nation’s worst industrial disasters — the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.