Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Supplemental Resources

This website is based on primary sources, that is, on original documents. However, secondary resources are also useful to understanding the background, causes and effects from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Therefore, we provide some secondary resource information to supplement the readers' prospective.

The timeline represents an alternate view of the site resources in chronological order.

Model of the 9th floor
How did a 'fireproof' building become a fire trap? This model shows problems that existed before and during the fire that caused so many people to lose their lives on the 9th floor.

Tips for Students
The Tips for Students section is a brief tutorial for High School students preparing a written research paper.

This bibliography presents selected resources with information on conditions and issues that are use to any study of the Triangle Fire, including information on sweatshops, conditions of work, investigative practices, and protective legislation.

Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's