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Flesh & blood so cheap : the Triangle fire and its legacy / Albert Marrin.

Marrin, Albert. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780307976604 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307976602 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2011]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prelude : from the ashes -- Huddled masses -- Into the magic cauldron -- Flesh and blood so cheap -- An overflow of suffering : the uprising of the twenty thousand -- The third gate : fire at the Triangle -- A stricken conscience -- The price of liberty.
Summary, etc.:
Provides a detailed account of the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers in 1911, and examines the impact of this event on the nation's working conditions and labor laws.
Target Audience Note:
1000 Lexile.
Subject: Triangle Shirtwaist Company > Fire, 1911.
Clothing factories > New York (State) > New York > Safety measures > History > 20th century.
Industrial safety > New York (State) > New York > History > 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 1898-1951.
Genre: Electronic books.

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