Item no. 26002
|Occupation: Manufacturing: garment|
Triangle Fire funeral procession announcement, 1911. The fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in downtown New York City, in which 146 working women lost their lives, became the rallying point for a movement to make the workplace safer through legislation.
See this image in the Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives exhibit.
See also the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire exhibit here.