The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in resulted in the greatest loss of life in a New York City workplace until the 9/11 attacks nearly a. On March 25, , the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City burst into flames. The factory was crowded. The doors were locked to ensure workers stay. Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy. Albert Marrin, Knopf, $ (p) ISBN
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One hundred forty-six people—mostly women—perished; it was one of the most lethal workplace fires in American history until September 11, Pages and pages were spent on powerful men in the aftermath.
Not that the author neglects the women activists before and after; they're there and they're detailed.
Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Modern Americanumerous books for children, and four scholarly books. Since it was Saturday, everyone would leave early, at 4: Workers from other firms had already left; Triangle employees had to stay longer to fill back orders. Lawn was not just any flesh and blood so cheap fabric.
One hundred forty-six people—mostly women—perished; it was one of the most lethal workplace fires in American history until September 11, flesh and blood so cheap One of these notable leaders was Frances Perkins. A social worker and the leader of an organization devoted to improving working conditions in factories, she personally witnessed the fire and was so shaken by what she had seen that she devoted the rest of her life to making sure such a horror could never happen again.