Tammany Hall runs the streets of New York with the boss George W. Plunkitt
Children work over 12 hours with no breaks!
The work conditions suck!!!
The women and young girls were not allow to speak and had to work with the doors closed so they would not strike
Oh no! There's a fire! It's in the top three floors!
There is nothing we can do! They are all trapped on the 8th floor
The only way out is if we jump or we die from smoke inhalation or being burned
The owners were tried for manslaught and found not guilty. Therefor citizens took a stand and now laws are in place for safety, work conditions, hours and age. Making the triangle fire serve as a microcosm of the Progressive Era
What a sad day in American history. 146 people died, most teenage girls due to nightmarish factory conditions