Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

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Your site is very interesting and well informed. My Great Grandmother and her sister both perished in the fire. As a child my Grandmother would tell us stories about losing her mom and sister and how her this tragedy changed their lives forever. Thank you once again for this great source of information. – Jim, Hopatcong, NJ   11 Dec 2006

the fact that in the summer of 1913 Max Blanck was arrested again for locking a door during working hours answers alot of questions. He knew exactly the status of the doors at the factory on March 25, 1911. Drehle's book pg. 265. – paul, cherry hill nj   10 Dec 2006

Earlier this year I visited the building in NYC, and was touched to see the commemorative plaque. May the victims rest in peace. Thank you for this site. – Doug, Chicago   9 Dec 2006

your should have how the fire started more on the pages... good job though, i was trying to do a report and i couldnt not find out how the fire had started. – Your mother, Baldwinville   6 Dec 2006

will be in ny on sat. will go & think of them on the place they died firemam&gradson of a garmentworker – dtw fd peckville pa, peckville pa   6 Dec 2006

great site for history day – utlig,   5 Dec 2006

I'm doing a History Day project on Truiph and Tragedy, and am doing the Triangle Fire and I think it is a very sad story. I am glad the girls that died are still remembered today. – Alex S., Sacramento,CA   4 Dec 2006

tell how the fire started and don't seperate things so much, other than that it's very informative! – CN, Wisconsin   4 Dec 2006

I think the hardest thing to believe is that the owners were absolved of this tradgedy. Hopefully, they suffered through guilty conscience throughout out the rest of their life! – JMKelly, Westminster, MD   4 Dec 2006

I never knew about this fire until today. Years ago I wrote a high school paper on child labor laws which certainly would have been appropriate for then. The very sad thing is that still today, there are women and children still working in sweat shops here in America, being abused in the worst way with pay, with long hours, etc. How very sad! – JMKelly, Westminster, MD   4 Dec 2006

great info.... – rao.d, india   2 Dec 2006

I found the website to be quite informative. I was interested in the 1911 fi8re & found that all my question seemed to be answered. The pictures are so sad too many people had to die just to have a change finally happen – jennifer Demasi, New York   28 Nov 2006

im doing a homework assignment for Intro to occupations. this story is very sad. – Bruce, Westport,NY   28 Nov 2006

Iā€™m in a play about the victims and survivors of this tragedy ā€“ it has helped a great deal in my research, and in helping me to see what the conditions were like before the fire and how it must have been to try to escape ā€“ powerful stuff. Thank you for making this information accessible to everyone. – Bettina Zacar, Los Angeles   27 Nov 2006

ironically!so much info on the shirtfactory fire,and so little on the happland fire 79 years to the day Mar 25,1990. – jay cee, stroudsburg pa   27 Nov 2006

this website is great. even though some of the stuff is kind of disgusting. – elizabeth bateman, churchville, n.y.   27 Nov 2006

Nice articles sad story well told! – Cory, Ottawa,Ill   21 Nov 2006

I love this site !!!!!!! – Alex Green, Farfield,ME   20 Nov 2006

This is some intense stuff you guys got yourselves here! I love it! Very informative. good to learn about something i didnt know excisted!!! I'm glad i had to do a worksheet on it in my economics class! Power to the teachers!! :) Have a great day! BYE! – Annabelle Sunshine , Minnesota, US   16 Nov 2006

This is a WONDERFUL website full of great information. It helped me A LOT on my research report for National History Day and for other too. =] – JN, Arizona   15 Nov 2006

thank you for allowing me to use your website – SC, Hampton   15 Nov 2006

I am apalled that this tradgedy was never even mentioned during my years of primary education. It is so important and I thank you for your special work in recognizing both the fire and the extensive impacts that it has had on this country. – Esther B., Ohio, US.   15 Nov 2006

I have read the book Ashes of Roses for a high school class and have been interested in the subject ever since. – Bridget, Kentucky   15 Nov 2006

this is a very informative site – KW, Riverside   14 Nov 2006

As a reminder to our visitors-- we posted on our Web site all the information we hold about individuals, organizations, and the facts pertaining to the Triangle Fire. Thank you. – Kheel Center staff, Ithaca, NY   13 Nov 2006

It's amazing how much grief was brought upon so many families in as little as 30 minutes. My History class is doing a remake of the trial for the Fire, and I am May Calliandro Levantine. I haven't been able to find much information on her, though. You might want to put more information on her in the site sometime within the near future. – Crystal Adams, Michigan   13 Nov 2006

I am Phd student on labor x capital relations in Economic History perspectives in Universaity of Sao Paulo. I am really made an impression about the cold racionality of capital when human lifes are involved. Great.Thanks – Sergio Motejunas Ramos, Sao Paulo,Brazil   13 Nov 2006

A very good site, with lots of information for educational purposes. I am a teacher, and I believe I will recommend this site to students. On a personal level, your site is sobering, because of the great tragedy that was the Triangle fire. Outrageous that no one ever spent a day in jail for all those dead! – L.Wangsgard, Utah   12 Nov 2006

Fabulous site. My mother, born in 1906 on the Lower East Side told me of this tragedy her whole life. – Linda Saegert, Valley Stream, NY USA   11 Nov 2006

Great Site!!!!! – Hannah, classified   11 Nov 2006

I just read a book about the fire. I'm glad this site is here so everyone will remember. Thank you! – cassie, dickinson,nd   10 Nov 2006

great site. very educational – mark, north dakota   9 Nov 2006

Great info – Marcus, Williston, ND   9 Nov 2006

LLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVEEEEEEE the site it was so helpful for my project thnx so much – karyn g, cincinnati ohio   9 Nov 2006

I'm doing a report on this in school. The theme is "Triumph or Tragedy". Perfect, huh? =D – KS, US   6 Nov 2006

Good site!. Thank you! See U. Lisa. – alprazolam online, US   5 Nov 2006

Truly a tragedy – Jim Lawrence, Wexford, PA   3 Nov 2006

Your site is very very cool !! I love it :) Respect ! – Likadin, US   2 Nov 2006

It's sad that many many women had to die because of the factory owners' greed. – Dee Dee Petty, Elkmont, Alabama   2 Nov 2006

This is such a good site the stories about the children having thier first jobs and how they were treated are so sad. This is a god learning site! – Aimee, Elkmont, Alabama   2 Nov 2006

It's sad that many many women had to die because of the factory owners' greed. – Dee Dee Petty, Elkmont, Alabama   2 Nov 2006

This is a very sad event. I just can't believe no one was convented for this. I don't understand how so many could die and no one get blamed. – Tewa , Alabama   2 Nov 2006

This is such a sad story! :( – Lacey, Alabama   2 Nov 2006

This site is amazing. my history class is studying this now – Chelsey, Alabama   2 Nov 2006

This fire was a big disaster. – Michael Hopkins, Portsmouth,Virginia   2 Nov 2006

Thank you for tons of information on a tragedy that has unfortunately been forgotten by almost everyone. – Doug De Barry, Saint Paul, MN   2 Nov 2006

sad for all the losses that happend – lom, iowa   1 Nov 2006

After reading this story i felt as if it just happen, this reminded me of 9 11 if you read all of it and look at the none surviver list Thank you for making this website and reminding us what had happen thank!! – Thuan, cincinnati   31 Oct 2006

very good – msk, oregon   31 Oct 2006

thanks for making this website so that visitors and students like me can learn and experince the triangle fire spencer – spencer, farmington hills MI   31 Oct 2006

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