Friday, March 25, 2011

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City.  The fire claimed the lives of 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women in their teens and early twenties died in the terrible fire.  Public outcry resulted in numerous labor reforms, building codes and factory inspections. 

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1 comment:

Limo Hire said...

Very sad, Never happen again like this in the world.