Labor History Landmark: No. 8 Carnegie Hall
The Top 11 Labor History Landmarks in New York City is a blog series on Jewesses with Attitude created in honor of Women's History Month and the 100th anniversary ofthe Triangle Waist Factory fire. Learn more about the series here, or check out JWA's online walking tour.
The 8th of the Top 11 Labor History Landmarks in New York City is the Carnegie Hall.
While shirtwaist makers continued striking for fairer working conditions, the Women Trade Union League, the Political Equity League, New York’s Liberal Club, and the Socialist Women’s Committee organized a solidarity meeting that was held at Carnegie Hall on January 2, 1910. Filling the hall to capacity, attendees rallied in support of the women on the picket lines and resolved to raise funds for those who had been arrested for protesting.
About the online walking tour:
Learn about the events surrounding the Triangle fire with an online tour or, if you are in Manhattan, print out these pages and go for an invigorating walk. You can use a "Google Maps Tour"to organize your tour according to the sequence of events, easiestwalking, or "most complete" route. If you want to listen to an audioversion of the tour on your computer or cell phone, sign up for a free Travelgoat account and download the Triangle walking tour.