Mar 18, 2014

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Exploring Tragedy and Reform with Primary Sources


 

Subject: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Exploring Tragedy and Reform with Primary Sources
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:04:56 -0500
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03/18/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Most of us take safe working conditions for granted, but few of us reflect that many of the regulations keeping us safe grew out of tragedy. On March 25, 1911, a fire swept through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City, killing 146 men and women, many of them recent immigrants. It was later […]

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