Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Editorial Cartoons

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“Inspector Of Buildings! Record fire for New York, 145 lives lost!!!! Building Fire Proof, Only Fire Escape Collapses. O.K. Inspector.” An editorial cartoon shows a skeletal building inspector with a grim smile approving conditions at the Asch Building.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's