Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Shirtwaist Strike & Other Strikes

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Shirtwaist makers march to City Hall to protest abuse by police. During peaceful picketing, shirtwaist makers were subject to insults, intimidation and physical assault by hired thugs and police officers who took direction, in part, from waist company owners.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's

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