Note to researchers: This exhibit presents mainly primary documents, with a selection of secondary documents. If you are new to research of this type, please review the difference between primary sources and secondary sources under Tips for Students.
Letter to Michael and Hugh from Pauline Newman
Pauline Newman was active in sweatshop reform. She had worked at the Triangle Factory, but quit before the disaster.
Letter To Wm, from Charles Willis Thompson, journalist.
A journalist and member of the Washington Bureau of the New York Times and of the New York World, Thompson wrote a letter providing a witness account of the events surrounding the fire.