The Triangle Shirtwaist fire and sweatshop reform in American history
Explores the people and events connected with the 1911 fire in a New York City sewing factory that killed 146 people and led to reforms in legislation regarding workplace safety.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124) and index. Fire in the factory -- A general strike is declared -- A city mourns -- Investigations and a trial -- Steps to improve working conditions.
- LCC: F128.5
- Dewey Decimal: 974.7/1041
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 128 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911 -- Juvenile literature
- New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951 -- Juvenile literature
- Clothing factories -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
- Labor laws and legislation -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
- Sweatshops -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature
- Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911
- Industrial safety -- History
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