Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Workers & Working Conditions

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Tables of men operating sewing machines are well lit by daylight entering unusually-large windows. Overhead lights, necessary in the center of the room and in all areas during early morning and evening hours, were typically inadequate for the task and workers often suffered significant eyestrain.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's

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