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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial Dinner 3/24/05

Tuesday, March 8, 2005

When I was studying at Cornell School of Industrial & Labor Relations, one of the most riveting events we studied was the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. In short, on March 25, 1911, a raging fire broke out on the top floors of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company building in lower Manhattan. Many of the workers, mostly immigrant women and girls, could not escape because the company had locked the exits. Because of the locked exits, many of the workers had to jump from the ninth floor to their death. In total, 146 workers died. Up until the 9/11 tragedy, the Triangle […]

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