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The Triangle Fire : a brief history with documents / [ edited by] Jo Ann E. Argersinger.

Argersinger, Jo Ann E. (Added Author).
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Lebanon PL - Lebanon 974.71041 ARG (Text) 34330512537219 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780312464523
  • ISBN: 0312464525
  • Physical Description: xv, 139 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Bedford/st Martins, [2009]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-130) and index,
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Pt. 1. Introduction : The fire that changed America. The garment industry and its workers -- Triangle and the "uprising of twenty thousand" -- The Triangle tragedy: grief and outrage -- "The fire that lit the nation": investigations and reform -- Pt. 2. The documents. 1. The garment industry and its workers: Fire and the skyscraper, the problem of protecting workers in New York's tower factories / Arthur E. McFarlane ; The shirtwaist trade / Pearl Goodman and Elsa Ueland ; Out of the shadow / Rose Cohen ; The story of a sweatshop girl / Sadie Frowne ; Life in the shop / Clara Lemlich -- 2. Triangle and the "uprising of twenty thousand": Arrest strikers for being assaulted / The New York Times ; Women in a labor war, how the working girls of New York East Side have learned to use men's weapons in a struggle for better conditions / Allan L. Benson ; Church to the aid of girl strikers / The New York Times ; The working girls' strike / William Mailly ; The uprising of the twenty thousands (dedicated to the waistmakers of 1909) -- 3. The Triangle tragedy, grief and outrage: The Triangle fire / The New York World ; Thrilling incidents in Gotham holocaust that wiped out one hundred and fifty lives / Chicago Sunday Tribune ; Partners' account of the disaster / The New York Times ; The Washington Place fire / Rosey Safran ; 120,000 pay tribute to the fire victims / The New York Times ; Emergency relief after the Washington Place fire: New York, March 25, 1911 / Report of the Red Cross Emergency Relief Committee of the Charity Organization of the Society of the City of New York ; Budgets of the Triangle fire victims / Elizabeth Dutcher ; All for one / Rose Schneiderman ; The Triangle fire / Martha Bensley Bruere -- 4. "The fire that lit the nation," investigations and reform: Indictments in the Asch fire case / The Outlook ; 147 dead, nobody guilty / The Literary Digest ; What the grave covers / Chicago Daily Tribune ; Preliminary report of the Factory Investigating Commission / State of New York ; Up to now: an autobiography / Alfred E. Smith ; The Roosevelt I knew / Frances Perkins.
Subject: Clothing trade > New York (State) > New York > History > 20th century > Sources.
Triangle Shirtwaist Company > Fire, 1911 > Sources.
Strikes and lockouts > New York (State) > New York > History > 20th century > Sources.
Fires > New York (State) > New York > History > 20th century > Sources.

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