Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of 1911

Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of 1911

by Gina De Angelis

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ISBN-13: 9780791052679
Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date: 05/28/2000
Series: Great Disasters, Reforms and Ramifications Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

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Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of 1911 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This book is an excellent presentation of facts regarding the ladies garment factory fire of 1911. The numerous photographs included throughout bring the story to life. What owners Max Blanck and Isaac Harris did during the trial and afterwards in rebuilding their business will shock you. The horror is presented truthfully but without bias. The chapter titles evoke a feeling of empathy and give a sense of the reality that the victims were people deserving of a justice they did not recieve. Supplementary notes provide a timeline of events, further reading list, and an index of topics and associated persons. Good for adults as well as the recommended age group.