Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Workers & Working Conditions

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Operators in the Katz and Maringa Shop, 231 East 32nd Street, work at tables of four with pressers standing in the back of the room. Long workdays at piece rates were often insufficient to pay high rents, sustain families, and save for a better life.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's

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