Triangle Factory Fire: 101 Years Ago

Triangle Factory Fire: 101 Years Ago by juanomatic

A large group of school children gathered at NYU’s Tisch Hall to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. The factory was located at Washington Place and Greene Street in the heart of what is now NYU’s Washington Square “campus”. The fire and its aftermath led to the passage of a number of workplace safety and labor protection laws in the midst of the Progressive Era.

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