Labor Leaders, Students Mark Anniversary Of Triangle Shirtwaist FireOne hundred five years ago this coming Friday, a devastating fire marked a turning point for working conditions across the country.
Monday Marks Anniversary Of 2 Devastating New York City FiresMonday marks a somber anniversary of two of the deadliest and most devastating fires in New York City history, which happened 79 years apart.
Annual Commemoration Of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Held In Greenwich VillageAn FDNY bell tolled 146 times as each of the victims' names were read aloud. The March 25, 1911 factory fire led to better working conditions in factories throughout the city and the development of fire codes.
New York Remembers Tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory FireA rally in Greenwich Village on the centennial commemoration of the Triangle shirtwaist factory fire soon became a rally for organized labor.