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The Triangle Factory on fire

The Triangle Factory on fire
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University.

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The tragic fire at the Triangle Waist Co., which occupied the top three floors of the Asch building, occurred on March 25, 1911 as the Saturday workday was coming to a close. The New York City Fire Department's ladders and hoses were unable to reach the factory's top floors.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "The Triangle Factory on fire." (Viewed on December 17, 2014) <>.


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