Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

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Because of this tragedy, workplace laws were put into effect. Each time you engage in a workplace drill, think about your safety and knowledge about procedures in the event of a real emergency. This site is excellent for research and brings a human touch to The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911. – Susan K. Aker, New York   1 Mar 2015

I learned about this fire in my social studies class. What a tragedy. – Avery Hall, San Francisco, CA   25 Feb 2015

This really helped me with my NHD project for 2015. Thank you so much! The fire was a tradegy and it's amazing how much work you all have put into remembering it. – JTH, England   22 Feb 2015

Helpful and pretty cool – Matt Brod, St.charles IL   17 Feb 2015

This article provided a clear yet emotionally-charged look at the tragedy. I love the resources provided, and I will definitely use this in my classroom when I'm a teacher! Thank you! R.I.P. victims of the triangle factory fire. – S. Wood, Alabama   14 Feb 2015

Its a tragedy what happened to the girls but i guess some good came out of it the are now safer working conditions and new laws that make sure you have fire escapes and sprinkler systems – DHF, North Carolina   13 Feb 2015

My great aunt died in the fire. I did not know her parent's names and this site listed that on her death certificate. Very important information for our family tree. Thank you! – RJ, Tully, New York   11 Feb 2015

Learned of this tragedy via [Nextflix] the History Channel; America: The Story of Us. I had to look more into this event. Thank you for this site. This is amazing stuff that our Nation probably knows nothing about. May you continue to rest peacefully in Heaven. – Casey, Dallas, TX   11 Feb 2015

I teach my seventh graders about this tragedy because it fits so well with my nonfiction unit. I love the resources that you have carefully organized. I appreciate the time and effort put into this site to make sure that whomever goes searching for information about TSFF will NOT be disappointed! Thank you so much for helping my job be a little easier! – Leslie Marshall, Ohio   9 Feb 2015

this is an amazing website – fg, california   2 Feb 2015

this may help people think more about safety – ap, fall river   30 Jan 2015

Helpful and pretty cool – Matt Brod, St.charles IL   30 Jan 2015

Maybe people should have had more options so this wouldn't have happend. – Moriah , Milton   26 Jan 2015

i think that many lives would have been saved if they would have had the buckets where the workers could get to them and had the door unlocked – chelsea homer, vermont   26 Jan 2015

The list contained confirmation of family history. Anna Altman was 16 when she died, was red-headed and had two older brothers were still working in the garment industry in the 1930s. a great niece – NAD, Urbana, IL   25 Jan 2015

wow terrible bosses – lilac, montanna   23 Jan 2015

why did they lock the doors ? It's really to bad they had to work in these conditions . – tm, nh   20 Jan 2015

i think about the triangle fire every time i go to a concert or a show. it doesn't hurt to look for fire exits even now. – mm, pittsburgh pa   15 Jan 2015

Because of what happened about the fire, buildings have a lot of safety conditions and it makes people safe at work and school – Kayla Juarez, IL   13 Jan 2015

This event makes me think about what would've happened if this event didn't happen. – JE, IL   13 Jan 2015

This really makes you think about how difficult things were and how much better peoples lives are with the new improvements – Alisha A, IL   12 Jan 2015

This really makes you think about how much easier and better lives are for people now – Alisha A,   12 Jan 2015

This event helped people foucus much more on safety, and changed America. – KO,   12 Jan 2015

It helped them realize how these buildings were bad even though they helped the people with money. – John black, St.charels   12 Jan 2015

This made people really focus more on safety – Jake Guzick, St. Charles Illinois   12 Jan 2015

Interesting – Bethany byars, St Charles Illinois   12 Jan 2015

Led to future changes for the better. – Logan Andersen, St. Charles Illinois   12 Jan 2015

This has changed many people, and there lives. – Anna Ford, St. Charles, Illinois   12 Jan 2015

The fire was a tragedy but it made America better. – Emily L.,   12 Jan 2015

Although this fire was a terrible tragedy, it made America relize just how bad working conditions were and improved them – Josselyn R.,   12 Jan 2015

Thank you for informing me on the triangle fire – Jorie Mack , Ill   12 Jan 2015

Very interesting – Matt Tuma, St.Charles illinois   12 Jan 2015

This fire was bad but if made the building become up to code and made the working conditions better for the future workers. – Joe, Saint Charles Illinois   12 Jan 2015

This has changed life in America – IA ??, Saint Charles, Illinois   12 Jan 2015

it was tragic – jc bg, st charles il   12 Jan 2015

Great site, it's really useful! – EmmA, Chicago   12 Jan 2015

Great site, it really helped me out! – Brie, Chicago   12 Jan 2015

this is a really bad thing to happen thanks for sharing – DG, st charles illinois   12 Jan 2015

cool story! – GP, St Charles Illinios   12 Jan 2015

It would be easier if there were some more answers to questions in the passage . – MS, Illinois   12 Jan 2015

It would be easier to navigate if you had subheadings. Also a stats. section would be nice. – MB, Illinois   12 Jan 2015

was glad laws were inacted – rcj, manhattan   4 Jan 2015

The sheer amount of primary source information transcended me through time and back to 1911 in ways I had not anticipated. The ease of navigation of this site and the detail and complexity of every contribution is highly commendable. Many Thanks. – Kirsti Dare, Bridgeton, NJ   30 Dec 2014

Thanks for all of the information on the Triangle Fire – Fred Blanding, New York City   29 Dec 2014

amazing website – cks, ruff rock   24 Dec 2014

Had my students do a webquest on this website. Amazing website. – rpd, California   18 Dec 2014

Great Website! – Eric, Columbus, OH   15 Dec 2014

its super depressing that peopl just let this happen. this website had all the info i need for my project tho :) – Nora Warnick, Ohio USA   13 Dec 2014

Thank you for the information an this awesome website – John Herrra, Spain   11 Dec 2014

thank you – bwd, arizona   4 Dec 2014

that is so sad that happened – Cameron fitzgerald, new york   4 Dec 2014

sad – HW, Antartica   4 Dec 2014

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