Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire

The 100th anniversary of the Triangle Factory Fire disaster in New York is tomorrow.  On 25 March 1911, 146 workers were killed at the Triangle Waist Company in Manhattan.  The tragedy led to new rules for workplace safety.

NPR offers a remembrance here.

Cornell University has a website on the Triangle Factory Fire at the ILR School.

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