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March 25, 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire when 146 factory workers died in the deadliest industrial disaster in New York city's history. Eye witness accounts by United Press reporter William G. Shepherd along with other reports during the following days and weeks brought the conditions of garment worker into public scrutiny.
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Typical work conditions of the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire are seen in this undated photo prior to the fire on March 25, 1911 in New York, New York. UPI/Cornell University
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