My students always remember the triangle shirtwaist factory fire.  These are resources I haven't seen before, this opens up tons of lesson options!

My students always remember the triangle shirtwaist factory fire. These are resources I haven't seen before, this opens up tons of lesson options!

March 3, 1911: Rose Rosenfeld, seventeen (inset), survives the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire in New York, a tragedy that takes 146 lives. Most of the victims are young, female, immigrant Jewish workers. Rosenfeld (later Freedman) speaks out against the factory executives who could have prevented the carnage and spends the rest of her life crusading for worker safety laws.

March 3, 1911: Rose Rosenfeld, seventeen (inset), survives the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire in New York, a tragedy that takes 146 lives. Most of the victims are young, female, immigrant Jewish workers. Rosenfeld (later Freedman) speaks out against the factory executives who could have prevented the carnage and spends the rest of her life crusading for worker safety laws.

Friday, March 25, 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire, New York’s landmark industrial disaster that killed 146 of the factory's 500 employees, most of them young immigrant women and girls of Italian and European Jewish descent. The tragedy sparked a nationwide debate about workers rights, representation and safety.

Friday, March 25, 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire, New York’s landmark industrial disaster that killed 146 of the factory's 500 employees, most of them young immigrant women and girls of Italian and European Jewish descent. The tragedy sparked a nationwide debate about workers rights, representation and safety.

10.)Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire killed 146 workers including Jane, and Yetta

10.)Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire killed 146 workers including Jane, and Yetta

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: I come from a long line of immigrant women and men working in garment factories. This always gets me.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: I come from a long line of immigrant women and men working in garment factories. This always gets me.

Procession in memory of the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, New York, 1911

Procession in memory of the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, New York, 1911

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