March 27, 2017

New Yorkers join to remember tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911

Ginger Adams Otis, New York Daily News

New Yorkers gathered Friday to remember Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire — a tragedy that killed 146 workers, many of them young women.

The march 25, 1911 blaze at a factory near present-day New York University rocked the city — and galvanized the International Ladies Garment Workers Union to push for workplace safety rules still in place today. ... more

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