Today is the anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City.
The fire occurred on March 25, 1911.
All that died from this fire, may the rest in peace.
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03-25-2010, 12:03 PM #1
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire 03-25-1911Stay Safe and Well Out There....
Always remembering 9-11-2001 and 343+ Brothers
03-25-2010, 12:49 PM #2
The buildign still stands today. Its now part of NYU and called the "Brown" building.....you can google map it (244 Greene st)....there is a plaque that sites on the corner of the building @ Washington and Greene to commemorate the fire.IACOJ Member
03-25-2010, 03:41 PM #3
03-25-2010, 04:24 PM #4
03-25-2010, 06:01 PM #5
Another fire on this same date - Happyland Social Club - NYC 1990.....
Next year the DOL is planning a much larger rememberance/ceremony for the Shirtwaist fire......for the 100th anniversary.....I will have pictures from this year up next week - am home sick now!
03-25-2010, 06:02 PM #6
03-25-2010, 06:07 PM #7
I forgot about Happyland, good call PasoMatt G.
03-25-2010, 06:33 PM #8
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03-25-2010, 06:34 PM #9
03-25-2010, 10:10 PM #10
03-26-2010, 07:14 PM #11
Good post. Never let the past die and stay there.
Remember those who died and remember they worked in a sweat shop conditions.
03-27-2010, 03:08 AM #12
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This fire is taught in every high school and college US history course. The lives of those who died will not be forgotten.
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