Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I
[Text] Vanderbilt’s Heroic End


VANDERBILT’S HEROIC END. [Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES.] LONDON, May 9.—Two survivors of the Lusitania disaster have given testimony that Alfred G. Vanderbilt died heroically; that he went to death to save the life of a woman. Thomas Slidell, a friend of Mr. Vanderbilt, who lives at the … Continue reading

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I
[Text] Actress on Heroic Passengers on RMS Lusitania


CHARLES FROHMAN’S DEATH. [Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES.] LONDON, May 10.—A highly interesting story was told tonight by Rita Jolivet, the actress, who stood calmly chatting with Charles Frohman and Alfred G. Vanderbilt during the last tense moments before the Lusitania sank. The three of them, together with … Continue reading