Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Reporting, Investigation & Trial

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Joseph Zito Elevator Boy. Performed heroic work.” Joseph Zito made repeated trips into the Asch Building until the flames shooting into the elevator shaft on the eighth floor kept him from raising the open-mesh car through it one more time. Hand tinted lantern slide.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's

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