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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Families pass through rows of coffins in an attempt to identify their relatives who were victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on March 25, 1911 in New York, New York. Police officers used lanterns to illuminate the corpses. March 25, 2011, is the 100th anniversary of the fire when 146 factory workers died after building mangers locked doors leading to all exits. 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. UPI/Cornell University
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