Apr 2, 2011

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of March 25, 1911.

One hundred years ago, the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of March 25, 1911, killed almost 150 New York City workers and helped expose poor working conditions and inadequate fire safety measures in American cities.

This is how the New York Tribune covered the news in these newspaper pages of the time:




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