Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Commemoration

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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Executive Vice President Wilbur Daniels, Rabbi Emily Korzenik, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Local 23-25 Manager Jay Mazur, and others gather around the Longman memorial to the unidentified victims of the Triangle factory fire at Evergreens Cemetery. The inscription reads “In sympathy and sorrow citizens of New York raise this monument over the graves of the unidentified women and children who with one hundred and thirty nine others perished by fire in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Washington Place March 25 1911.”

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