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Examines the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire through the stories of five women who lost their lives that day.  The tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911 resulted in the deaths of over a hundred young people. Most were immigrant girls who were locked in the factory, under appalling working condition. Discover how that fire became a turning point in American history, through the lens of five young women who worked there.

Examines the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire through the stories of five women who lost their lives that day. The tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911 resulted in the deaths of over a hundred young people. Most were immigrant girls who were locked in the factory, under appalling working condition. Discover how that fire became a turning point in American history, through the lens of five young women who worked there.

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First Lady Lesson Plan: Fire! The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Trial and It's Aftermath

First Lady Lesson Plan: Fire! The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Trial and It's Aftermath

Clara Lemlich led the Uprising of N.Y. garment workers. "I am a working girl, one of those striking against intolerable conditions," she told the crowd. "And I have no further patience for talk." 700 of the women she led on the strike were arrested, 19 were sentenced to labor camps. The next year a fire in her workplace, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, killed 146 workers: steel doors had been bolted shut to prevent workers from going on breaks. She lived to be 96.

Clara Lemlich led the Uprising of N.Y. garment workers. "I am a working girl, one of those striking against intolerable conditions," she told the crowd. "And I have no further patience for talk." 700 of the women she led on the strike were arrested, 19 were sentenced to labor camps. The next year a fire in her workplace, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, killed 146 workers: steel doors had been bolted shut to prevent workers from going on breaks. She lived to be 96.

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