Saturday, June 16, 2012

Remember the General Slocum

Until Sept. 11, 2001, the date of the city’s deadliest tragedy was June 15, 1904. In the days following both events, desperate survivors and relatives searched the city, carrying photographs of the missing. 
Today the General Slocum is all but forgotten.
History as a list of tragedies, each new one overlaying the memory of the last, and the one before ...

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