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Triangle Fire - New York, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 40° 43.795 W 073° 59.719
18T E 584840 N 4509261
Quick Description: One of a few plaques on the Triangle Shirtwaist Building on the NYU campus.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2017 3:11:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMTVAG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque says, "On this site, 146 workers lost their lives in the triangle shirtwaist company fire on March 25, 1911. Out of their martyrdom came new concepts of social responsibility and labor legislation that helped make American working conditions the finest in the world."
Civil Right Type: Gender equality (women's suffrage)

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