Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Mourning & Protest, Victims & Survivors

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Pasqualina Russo, survivor. She was nearly 19 at the time of the fire, which she survived by going to the roof and crossing over to an adjoining building. Her hair was burned in the fire. She went on to have 5 children, 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She died in August, 1979 at age 87.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's