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Crowd at Triangle Funeral Parade

Crowd at Triangle Funeral Parade

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University.
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JWA use only on jwa.org
Submitter: 
Morley, Barb
Institution: 
Kheel Center, Cornell University
Description: 
More than 140,000 mourners met on April 5, 1911 in Washington Square Park and marched up Fifth Avenue in a funeral parade in memory of the unidentified victims of the Triangle fire. Nearly 250,000 onlookers lined the route.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Crowd at Triangle Funeral Parade." (Viewed on April 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/crowd-at-triangle-funeral-parade>.