Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

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Such a shame, but we live and learn. – DHS, Rochester NY   26 Jul 2006

Wow! Thank you for your fantastic efforts to preserve this information. – Brent Edward Vallens, Porter Ranch, Callifornia   26 Jul 2006

Ilove history. But with history come tragedy and I was never aware of this tragedy in our us history. It brings insight into the progress to makes the workplace and safer for all. Thanks for the story we all need these to open our eyes! – kmthomis, LA   25 Jul 2006

I too read the recent Smithsonian article and I am in awe of the meticulous presentation of all of your labors at this site. I can hardly wait to share your presentation with my students in September as an example of research par excellence and the way to make history come alive. Thank you so much! – Arlene Stafford, New Britain, CT   25 Jul 2006

After reading the Smithsonian article I was drawn to this website and have been mesmerized by the site. Thank you for sharing this horrific tragedy in US history. – AMB, Cincinnati, OH   24 Jul 2006

Thank you for all the effort to publish the trial transcript! – Craig Kenneck, Concrete, WA   24 Jul 2006

What a horrible story. These poor immigrant women. – Adelina N Healy, Dudley, MA   23 Jul 2006

I applaud the creators of this site. This travesty is one of many dark truths of America's history. This is truly, a mournful event. – Ginger Winowich, Dublin, Ohio   22 Jul 2006

I grew up in Brooklyn, New York in the 1940s and the Triangle Fire has always haunted me. Thank you for this wonderful site. May they finally rest in peace. – JE, Phoenix, Arizona   22 Jul 2006

Considering the high profile of this tragedy, what happened to all of the transcripts? – E.S.Tasaki, Richmond, CA   22 Jul 2006

This is oneof the most haunting of the many, many websites I've been to, serching for infrmation on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. – Olivia, Minnesota   30 Jun 2006

I have been researching the American Labor movement for a number of years now. I am so happy to have found this site. I just read about the Cornell School of Labor in a book about the life of George Meaney. This is great! – Richard Edward Noble, Eastpoint, Florida   29 Jun 2006

This was a very touching site. You should always watch what is going on around you and be safe at whatever you do. I actually had never heard about this incident before but I'm glad I know about it now. – ctk, Ga   20 Jun 2006

I had never heard of this event until my class in college. This website was extremely educating and heartbreaking at the same time. – Susanne, Georgia   20 Jun 2006

I'm reading this site as part of my women's studies class. I had not heard of this story before, which is a little disturbing to me. Why have I not heard it, and how many others have never heard of it? This story must be taught in other courses. – dmcs, georgia, usa   20 Jun 2006

The Web site gives a nice truth of what could happen if everyone is not watched out for and a safe manner. There must be precautions to assure that no one is hurt if a terrible accident takes place. As much as possible precautions must be taken to assure safety. – Enoch Walls, Jasper, Florida and Valdosta, Georiga   18 Jun 2006

Thank you for the efforts here. Heartbreaking site. – msj, Memphis, TN   18 Jun 2006

I want to learn more. – CMD, New York   17 Jun 2006

I also read "Ashes of Roses"By Mary Jane Auch.I cried near the end it's extremly heart breaking.I still don't uderstand why so many young women and men had to lose their lives? – NAM, Maryland   16 Jun 2006

I am so sad about this I am only 13 and this story breaks my heart.I read a book about this incident.And I wanted to learn as much an I could. – NAM, Maryland   16 Jun 2006

This Web site is awesome and really gives insight on these sweatshops in general. I am extremely pleased! – Cara Lucas, Valdosta, GA   16 Jun 2006

What a lovely website dedicated to all the poor souls who perished in the triangle fire. how awful the owners got away with it. – gina rae, glasgow, scotland   12 Jun 2006

this is my first hearing of the fire and i wanted to learn more about all those young women dying – r.c., chicago   10 Jun 2006

I am following a TV series about the history of new York, and when I saw the Triangle Fire story I felt I had to look it up. What a beautiful website in hounour of those who perished there. I found it very moving. I'm so amazed the owners got off, hopefully the saying "what goes around, comes around" visited them. best Wishes Gina – Gina Rae, Glasgow, Scotland   10 Jun 2006

This is a very inspirational site and the book "Ashes of Roses" by Mary Jane Auch was great to. thank you 4 remembering!!! – nicole bishop, Florida   9 Jun 2006

I really liked ashs of was the best book was a shocking thing for that woman to 107 years and the only girl that survived named rose. – monica, illinois   6 Jun 2006

thank you for remembering the people that worked there. i found out about this tradgedy by reading the book "Ashes of roses" by Mary Jane Auch. This is a great memorial for those who perished. i am so glad someone cared enough to make a site about the fire. on your list of survivors, Rose Freedmen died at the age of 107 years old. – nicole bishop, Florida   4 Jun 2006

Beautiful website. Perhaps not intentional, but a lovely tribute to those women that were lost. – Sharon, Bay Village, Ohio   3 Jun 2006

I like this website it gives you the info. that you need and its quick, and says all the stuff you need in just a couple of words. – E.C., Canandaigua, NY   30 May 2006

Its so totally cool!!!! – NC, CALIFORNIA   26 May 2006

This is the best site EVER!! IT ROX!! – KM, 13, PA   24 May 2006

This site is really helpful and it has a lot of interesting facts!! Keep up the good work! – Kaylee, Pennsylvania   24 May 2006

this website helped me for my history assignment!!! thanks!! i just thought id give you guys some credit!!! – JaKi, Michigan   24 May 2006

This website rocks!!!!!!!!!!!! – Melisa Santiago , Biggs, California   18 May 2006

I think this website is so interesting and enjoy able. – lili, Biggs, California   18 May 2006

This website is one of the best and most fascinating on the triangle fire I have ever seen. It gives accurate information, moving photographs, and it brings a fascinating history to life. Cornell has really done a great job. – Beatrice age 12, Pennsylvania   17 May 2006

I just need some help with protective services work – Christina, Pennsylvania   17 May 2006

I just read a book about the Triangle Fire and I thought that it was stupid for people to let those men go. I mean 146 people died because they locked the doors. They didnt care about the people who worked for them before and after the fire. I think they should have at least had their buisness licence taken away. To many people died to just let them off like that. If i was one of the girls who survived then I would have deffently fought for them to get into a lot of trouoble or something. – Sandra, Iowa   16 May 2006

i love this site it helped me get an A+ on my report – ECW, colorado   15 May 2006

It is sites like this that should remind all of us that tragedy can harken if we let our guard down. As a Safety Inspetor for the New York State Department of Labor, we are contantly reminded with photos of the twisted fire escape that "we were born from fire" and it is our mission not to let a Triangle Factory fire ever occur again – peter j sarich, patchogue ny   13 May 2006

My god... so horrible. i came here cuz my favorite band wrote a song on it, and I remember seeing about the fire on tv, but... I had no idea. Some of them had the same name as me, and that 11 year old girl... thats two years younger than me. if i had been alive, I could have been one of those girls. It's so horrible. the names gave me a personal connection. Imagine being burned alive. Its so horrible, and the way some people umped out.. it's the sep. 11 of 1911. I can't believe it. – AM, PA   12 May 2006

Looking for a movie – Ray, Ga   9 May 2006

I am Doing a report about this for school and the more I have learned about this experience the more my heart goes out to the families and vicims. I feel so badly for the poeple who had to watch their friends die before them. – Alicia;14, Peoria,Il   7 May 2006

My Heart goes out to all those hard working people who lost their lives in this tragic day. My the lord bless you all. –, Bronx,New York   5 May 2006

What a horrible tragedy... thank you for keeping the victim's memories alive – Missy, Chicago   29 Apr 2006

This helped me on my school assignment thxs!!! – Terri-Lyn, Ontario   28 Apr 2006

you guys helped me a lot – vanessa, washington   25 Apr 2006

My grandmother worked at the Triangle factory, and she lived in a large boarding home where a lot of the girls lived. She got a different job only a few weeks before the fire, and lost most of her friends. Many years later when my son was doing a report for US History, he brought me some information on the fire and said that he just felt like he should do his report on it. He knew nothing of the family connection. It made it much more personal for him. – D.Dexter, Grace, Idaho   19 Apr 2006

Tthis site was very helpful in finding information for a school assignment ! – N. B. , Philadelphia, Pennslyvania   17 Apr 2006

Info for an assignment – LLB, Missouri   14 Apr 2006

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