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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

Author: A R Schaefer
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : World Almanac Library, 2004.
Series: Landmark events in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the circumstances that led to the tragic 1911 garment factory fire that killed 146 people, examines the role of unions and reformers, and details how public opinion eventually forced state governments to legislate for safe working conditions.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A R Schaefer
ISBN: 0836853830 9780836853834 083685411X 9780836854114
OCLC Number: 51984776
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Move to the cities --
Struggle for change --
Fire --
After the fire --
Reform --
Conclusion --
Time line --
Glossary.
Series Title: Landmark events in American history.
Responsibility: Adam R. Schaefer.

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Explains the circumstances that led to the tragic 1911 garment factory fire that killed 146 people, examines the role of unions and reformers, and details how public opinion eventually forced state governments to legislate for safe working conditions.

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