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The Triangle Fire: A Brief History with Documents

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In 1911, a fire at the Triangle Waist Company in New York City claimed the lives of 146 workers, mainly young immigrant women, who either leaped to their deaths or were trapped in the blaze by locked doors and inadequate fire escapes. The tragedy brought national attention to the unsafe working conditions, long hours, and low pay that had prompted a national garment workers' strike a year before. Jo Ann Argersinger's volume examines the context, trajectory, and impact of this Progressive Era event. An introduction explores ...

The Triangle Fire: A Brief History with Documents 2016, Bedford Books

ISBN-13: 9781319048853

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The Triangle Fire: A Brief History with Documents 2009, Bedford Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780312464523

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