Over one hundred years ago, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire killed 146 innocent workers and galvanized the conscience of an entire city and sparked the reform of labor safety and worker's rights across America
March the historic Triangle Factory Fire occurred. 146 workers died in the fire, causing national furor leading to workplace safety regulations and labor reform. Some women, as in the picture, fell to their deaths.
The final unidentified victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire—a 1911 tragedy that had a huge impact on the creation of American labor laws and building codes—have finally been matched with names. The Triangle Murders by Lynne Kennedy