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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

  1. 1. Triangle ShirtwaistFactory Fire March 25, 1911
  2. 2. Max Blanck and Isaac Harris—The owners of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
  3. 3. The Asch Building
  4. 4. Firefighters try to put out the fire.
  5. 5. Flimsy Fire Escape Ladder
  6. 6. Police officers standing next to bodies on the sidewalk and looking up as more girls jump to their deaths.
  7. 7. Glass sidewalk vault lights were broken when workers jumped from the top floors.
  8. 8. The 9th Floor After the Fire
  9. 9. Annie Nicholas—Triangle Fire Victim, born in Russia, 18 years old at death.
  10. 10. Editorial Cartoon: “This Is One of a Hundred Murdered. Is any one to be punished for this?”
  11. 11. Editorial cartoon: Surrounded by flames, a skeleton sits on top of the Asch building and ponders the horrors below him.
  12. 12. Editorial Cartoon: As girls are engulfed by flames, a man wearing clothes made of money pushes against a door that is locked with a dollar sign key.
  13. 13. From the April 7, 1911 issue of the Yiddish newspaper, Der Groyser Kundes (The Big Stick)
  14. 14. New York TribuneMarch 26, 1911
  15. 15. “Mayor Gaynor, Commissioner Waldo and Chief Croker. It is now up to them for investigation.”

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