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This Week in History: A fact for March

Triangle Fire in Der Groyser Kundes

Triangle Waist Factory fire

March 25, 1911

A fire in the Triangle Waist Factory killed 146 workers, mostly young Jewish and Italian women, sparking a wave of labor activism and factory reform legislation.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for March." (Viewed on May 4, 2016) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/mar/random>.

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