On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers in New York City. It remains one of the worst U.S. disasters since the Industrial Revolution.

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers in New York City. It remains one of the worst U.S. disasters since the Industrial Revolution.

Two documentaries recall the day a century ago when a fast-moving blaze at the Triangle factory in Greenwich Village killed 146 people.

Two documentaries recall the day a century ago when a fast-moving blaze at the Triangle factory in Greenwich Village killed 146 people.

Next of kin attempt to identify victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire, New York City, 1911.

Next of kin attempt to identify victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire, New York City, 1911.

Employers before the fire:   The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911, was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city of New York and resulted in the fourth highest loss of life from an industrial accident in U.S. history. It was also the second deadliest disaster in New York City

Employers before the fire: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911, was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city of New York and resulted in the fourth highest loss of life from an industrial accident in U.S. history. It was also the second deadliest disaster in New York City

Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire made headlines across the nation.  This is from The Times Picayune in New Orleans

Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire made headlines across the nation. This is from The Times Picayune in New Orleans

Picture shows police or fire officials placing Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire victims in coffins. (March 25, 1911)

Picture shows police or fire officials placing Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire victims in coffins. (March 25, 1911)

Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire - Family members and awakens peer at the bodies in the morgue.

Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire - Family members and awakens peer at the bodies in the morgue.

Procession in memory of the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, New York, 1911

Procession in memory of the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, New York, 1911

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