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Title Correspondence Regarding Ticket Purchase
Author Blitzstein, Samuel
Date 28 Dec 1915
Document Type Correspondence
Reference SC 238 Folder 1
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Description This collection consists of a letter from a Philadelphia ticket agent verifying the purchase of a ticket to Philadelphia via New York from Libau by Schulim Slobidanski. It also states that Slobidanski was on board the S.S. Norge when it sank en route in 1904. Pre-dating the Titanic, the sinking of the S.S. Norge was one of the worst sea disasters of the early twentieth century.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions
Country (from) Latvia; Denmark
Country (to) United States of America
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Ports Libua, Latvia; New York, United States
Ships Norge
People Blitzstein, Samuel; Slobidanski, Schulim
Keywords shipwreck, departure, death
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania