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FC: TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FIRE | By Martin Pinto

1: How many victims? Within 18 minutes, 146 people died as a result of the fire.

2: " I saw a number of firemen crying as they witnessed victims of the fire killed as they broke through the nets."

3: New York Times, March 26, 1911, p. 1. Three stories of a ten-floor building at the corner of Greene Street and Washington Place were burned yesterday, and while the fire was going on 141 young men and women at least 125 of them mere girls were burned to death or killed by jumping to the pavement below.

4: "My own machine was located near the LOCKED front doors"

5: "The funeral procession was most moving. These young people--mainly young Jewish girls, pretty as pictures, were being brought to their eternal rest."

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Martin Pinto
  • By: Martin P.
  • Joined: almost 6 years ago
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  • Title: APUSH triangle shirtwaist fire
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  • Started: almost 6 years ago
  • Updated: almost 6 years ago

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