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"Triangle Fire Memorial to the Unknowns" in Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn

"Triangle Fire Memorial to the Unknowns" in Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University.
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JWA use only on jwa.org
Submitter: 
Morley, Barb
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Kheel Center, Cornell University
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A memorial for the unidentified victims of the Triangle factory fire was erected in 1912 in Evergreens Cemetery in Brookline. Designed by Evelyn Beatrice Longman, the monument features a relief sculpture of a kneeling woman. The inscription reads: "In sympathy and sorrow citizens of New York raise this monument over the graves of unidentified women and children who with one hundred and thirty nine others perished by fire in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory Washington Place March 25 1911."

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Jewish Women's Archive. ""Triangle Fire Memorial to the Unknowns" in Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn." (Viewed on April 19, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/triangle-fire-memorial-to-unknowns-in-evergreens-cemetery-brooklyn>.