The Triangle Fire

The Triangle Fire

Book - 1985
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On March 25, 1911, 146 employees of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City were killed in the span of a few minutes because no provision had been made for their safety in the event of fire. The Cornell edition of Leon Stein's 1962 account features 16 illustrations, some never before published. A new introduction by the journalist William Greider makes clear that accounts of dangerous workplaces and sweatshop conditions are still all-too-relevant today, ninety years after the fire. The story of the catastrophe and the doomed Triangle Shirtwaist workers, as told by one of the great labor journalists, will not soon be forgotten. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf/Quicksilver, 1985, c1962.
ISBN: 9780881841268
0881841269
Branch Call Number: 363./379/STE
Characteristics: 224 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22cm.

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