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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

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Triangle Shirt Factory Fire - Disasters of the Century

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CNN: The Triangle Fire centennial

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire - Horror in Manhattan - Extra History

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire | History

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Remembering Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911, was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in U.S. history. The fire caused the deaths of 146 garment workers – 123 women and 23 men – who died from the fire, smoke inhalation, or falling or jumping to their deaths. Most of the victims were recent Italian and Jewish immigrant women aged 14 to 23; of the victims whose ages are known, the oldest victim was 43-year-old Providenza Panno, and the youngest were 14-year-olds Kate Leone and Rosaria "Sara" Maltese.
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