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Triangle: The Fire That Changed America


Von Drehle chronicles the tragic day in 1911 when fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village. With ladders too ... Show synopsis

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by Margaret8 on Jan 21, 2008

The fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in lower Manhattan on March 25, 1911 lasted only one-half hour, but it was a half-hour that changed our nation. For ninety years it was the worst workplace disaster in American history, with a final death toll of 146, a disaster that ultimately led to a wave ... More


Disappointing analysis of a major event

by greebs on May 10, 2007

With a title like this, one would expect a lot from Triangle, and it is - at points - a very compelling book. The description of the shirt-waist factory fire, which killed about 145 people (mostly young, Jewish women) and was the greatest workplace disaster in New York history until 9/11, is devastating ... More

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