Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Shirtwaist Strike & Other Strikes

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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Local 25 was formed in 1906. The leaders included shirtwaist maker, organizer, and activist Clara Lemlich, top row third from left who struggled to organize shirtwaist makers in the Triangle Waist Company and Leiserson Shirtwaist Company.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's