Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (15 images)

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.
Updated: March 25, 2011 at 10:53 AM
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Girls and boys, as young as three, trim threads and pull basting stitches in a common factory setting. Children perished in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on March 25, 1911 in New York, New York. UPI/Lewis Hine/Cornell University
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