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On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers in New York City. It remains one of the worst U.S. disasters since the Industrial Revolution.

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers in New York City. It remains one of the worst U.S. disasters since the Industrial Revolution.

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Two documentaries recall the day a century ago when a fast-moving blaze at the Triangle factory in Greenwich Village killed 146 people.

Two documentaries recall the day a century ago when a fast-moving blaze at the Triangle factory in Greenwich Village killed 146 people.

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Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire made headlines across the nation.  This is from The Times Picayune in New Orleans

Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire made headlines across the nation. This is from The Times Picayune in New Orleans

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[Fire escape of Asch building after the Triangle fire, New York City, 1911.]
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Next of kin attempt to identify victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire, New York City, 1911.

Next of kin attempt to identify victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire, New York City, 1911.

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Interior of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory after the fire. Still from the PBS Video https://video.pbs.org/video/1817898383/

Interior of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory after the fire. Still from the PBS Video https://video.pbs.org/video/1817898383/

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Triangle shirtwaist victims | ... memory of Triangle Shirtwaist victims a century after factory fire
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Identifying bodies at the morgue, after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.  Horrible thing to do. And according to the article: people visited this out of curiosity! oO

Identifying bodies at the morgue, after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. Horrible thing to do. And according to the article: people visited this out of curiosity! oO

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