Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Triangle Fire

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Doctors examining each body on the sidewalk and street for signs of life located only a few survivors. Officers gathered personal items for safe keeping and to help identify the victim, including money, pay envelopes, papers, and jewelry, then placed numbered tags on victims before taking them to the 26th Street pier temporary morgue.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's

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