Flesh and blood so cheap : the Triangle fire and its legacy
Source:Alfred A. Knopf, Volume 1st, New York, p.182 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb Curr F128.5 .M122 2011
Keywords:1911, Clothing factories--New York (State)--New York--Safety measures--History--20th century, Industrial safety--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century, New York (N.Y.)--History--1898-1951, Triangle Shirtwaist Company--Fire, Triangle Shirtwaist Company--Fire, 1911
Contents: Prelude : the tragic heart -- Huddled masses -- Into the magic cauldron -- Flesh and blood so cheap -- An overflow of suffering : uprising of the 20,000 -- The third gate : fire at the triangle -- A stricken conscience -- The price of liberty.; Summary: Provides a detailed account of the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers in 1911, and examines the impact of this event on the nation's working conditions and labor laws.
Lexile measure 1000; Book level 7.4; Ages 12 and up