One hundred years ago today, 146 garment workers, most of them young, Jewish and Italian female immigrants, died in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City.
We posted this harrowing photo earlier in the month (in conjunction with this event), but it deserves repeating.
The New York Times Magazine published a powerful account of the fire in 2001.
(Image courtesy of Catherwood Library Kheel Center.)
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