Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Fire fighters search for bodies which might have fallen through a glass sky light in the sidewalk after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on March 25, 1911 in New York, New York. March 25, 2011 is the 100th anniversary of the fire when 146 factory workers died after building mangers locked doors leading to all exits. Eye witness accounts by United Press reporter William G. Shepherd along with other reports during the following days and weeks brought the conditions of garment worker into public scrutiny. UPI/Cornell University
OTR:
WAX2011032314
Date:
March 23, 2011
Object Name:
bc-us-trianglefire
Keywords:
Triangle Factory Fire, Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, New York, Triangle Fire, 1911, Unions, Garment, William G. Shepherd, UPI, United Press
Category:
American News
Supplemental Codes:
Disasters/Accidents/Natural Catastrophes, Politics




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