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Triangle ShirtWaiste Fire 2011 3

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1: March 25, 1911

2: Working Conditions | At the Triangle Waist Company.

3: Harsh and very low payment

4: On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Waist Company was set on fire on the eighth floor. | Once the fire started, it quickly spread.

5: Police and others look up at the people jumping to their death. | The fire fighters try to put out the fire with little success.

6: Days after the fire, The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union protested. | "Improve the unsafe conditions in work shops!"

7: In August 1913, Max Blanck was charged with locking one of the factory doors during work hours. | Blanck and Harris (the owners) paid 75 dollars for each person lost in the fire.

8: 146 lives were lost

9: "The Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire Trial: Selected Images. " UMKC School Of Law. Web. 17 Jan. 2011 "Cornell University- IRL School-The Triangle Factory Fire. "Cornell University- IRL School- Home. 2011. Web 17 Jan. 2011 | Work Cited | Lexus

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  • Title: Triangle ShirtWaiste Fire 2011 3
  • A. P. U. S. H. Project Pd # 7
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