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Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory Fire

Near closing time on March 25, 1911, a fire broke out at the Triangle Waist Factory in New York City. Within 18 minutes, 146 people were dead as a result of the fire. This site includes original sources on the fire held at the ILR School’s Kheel Center, an archive of historical material on labor and industrial relations. 

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