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    Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, which occupied the top three floors of the ten story Asch building in New York City, caught on fire, killing 146 people within fifteen minutes and seriously injuring 70 more. Those affected were mostly young Jewish and Italian immigrant women between the ages of sixteen and twenty three. At the time, the space was occupied by the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, a clothing sweatshop run by Max Blanck and Isaac Harris. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory was a large factory that made shirtwaists, a new style of women’s shirt that became incredibly popular in the early 1900s due to its freeing nature and versatility. The factory itself, however, was not quite as liberating as its product.…

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    On March 25, 1911, a Saturday afternoon, as the workday was coming to an end the Triangle Shirtwaist Companies factory in New York City burned, killing 145 workers. The factory was located on the eighth, ninth, and tenth floors of the Asch Building in a neighborhood of Manhattan. The floor the employees were working on had a number of exits, including a freight elevator, a fire escape (that crumbled), and stairways; however, rapidly increasing flames quickly prevented workers from using those…

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    25 at 4:40 PM 159 people were working when a fire broke out in the Asch Building which is located in the heart of New York City. Workers were on the top three floors working overtime to produce shirtwaists when the building became enflamed. 146 people died, and most of them were young women; some were under the age of fifteen. There were 13 survivors; all of them were women. 54 people, in an effort to survive, leaped out of the windows of the ten story building. Unfortunately, their efforts were…

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    Until the World Trade Center tragedy in 2001, the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire remained the deadliest workplace incident in U.S. history claiming the lives of 146 women and young girls on March 25, 1911. Greed, paranoia, and dominance ruled the factory owners who wanted more money for themselves without the regard for the laborers that worked long hours for little pay in the worst conditions possible. The textile factory was located on the 8th floor of a high rise building, it had two exits and a…

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    On December 30th, 1903, the worst fatal theater fire in the United States took place. This fire engulfed the Iroquois Theater in Chicago while the play “Let Us Swear by the Pale Moonlight” took place. It was a brand new theater and known to be one of the “finest” built in the country. The brand new theater as well as the play drew a crowd of more than 2,000 people which were mostly women and children. The audience entered the theater hearing that it was known “to be has fireproof as the Titanic…

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    The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire The triangle shirtwaist factory fire was one of the most tragically industrial accidents in the history of the United States. It happened in the city of New York in 1911, killing 146 workers, including immigrant women. Many of them died publicly by throwing themselves, out of the upper story windows of the burning building. The fire made clear in a powerful way that industrial accidents had causes whose roots lay in employers’ near total power over the…

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    If the building you were in started catching on fire, would you jump out of a window or would you burn to death? Some people would say jump, but what if the building was ten stories tall, would you still jump? You might think that this is the worst case scenario, but this actually happened in real life. In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory caught on fire killing and injuring many of the workers. Isaac Harris and Max Blanck were the owners of the factory. The Triangle Shirtwaist…

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    Hello, I’m Rose Nolan. You don’t know me but if you’re reading this; Congratulations! You got hired to work on the ninth floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. I too used to work on the ninth floor of the factory, well before the fire. “What fire?” you ask. Oh, I forgot to mention I'm from the future. Let’s just forget I said that thing about the fire. Anyway, let's get to the point. You want to know how to survive the factory. First of all, you may be as young as twelve. You should not be…

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    What laws were made? Did anything happen to the owner? The Triangle Factory fire was a devastating situation: 145 people out of 500 died. It was a hard situation for many parents. Many parents also wanted a revenge on the owners. As I read some articles and stories about this fire to know what would happen to the owner. So I did a little research and this is what I found out! The owner's names are Max Harris and Isaac Blank. They went to court because many believe they arranged the fire to…

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    boiler room. The uncovered wires were exposed to woods which led to the fire outbreak in the basement of the school building. The fire incident led to the formulation of new laws and standards across all schools in the United States so as to deter such massive loss of lives again. Therefore, the primary focus of this assignment will be to critically discuss the Lake view school fire incident as well as the problems…

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