"141 Men and Girls die in waist factory fire; trapped high up in Washington Place building; street strewn with bidies; piles of dead inside.." The New York Times, March 26, 1911. http://article.archive.nytimes.com/1911/03/26/104859694.pdf?AWSAcessKeyld=AKIAJBTN455PTTBQQNRQ&Expires=1388609631&Signature=8L4PY1Wpik4RG6PbHV4%2F6C5zRsg%3D (accessed January 1, 2014).
This newspaper article tells the complete shock from the eyes of witnesses. This helps readers look through the eyes of people who went through this tragic event.
"College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences - History." Department of History. http://vi.uh.edu/ (accessed February 15, 2014).
This photo shows the cramped conditions of typical sweatshops. Workers had little to no rights and had to put up with terrible working environments.
"Daytonian in Manhattan." Daytonian in Manhattan. http://daytoninmanhattan.blogspot.com/ (accessed February 15, 2014).
This photograph shows a standard fire escape required by law. It appears much sturdier and better built than the Triangle Factory's.
"Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois." Welcome to English Â« Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois. http://www.english.illinois.edu (accessed February 15, 2014).
This photo shows the Asche Building before the fire. The Triangle Shirtwaist Company was located on the eighth, ninth and tenth floors. This later becomes a problem when firefighters' hoses and ladders could not reach past the sixth floor.
Deptola, Matthew . Interview by author. Personal interview. email , February 12, 2014.
We were able to interview a person who deals with worker safety. It shows how the Triangle Factory Fire had a long lasting effect on us even today.
"Fine Art America - Fine Art - Art Prints - Fine Art Prints - Greeting Cards - Posters - Originals - Buy Art Online - Sell Art Online." FineArtAmericacom Fine Art News. http://www.fineartamerica.com/ (accessed February 15, 2014).
The Triangle Shirtwaist fire escape was wrecked even before the fire occurred. This photo shows one of the only escape routes workers could exit during the fire.
"Fox Business | Business News & Stock Quotes - Saving & Investing." Fox Business. http://www.foxbusiness.com/index.html (accessed February 15, 2014).
Fire "wagons" rush to the scene in hopes of dousing the fire. This photo illustrates the lack of technology at the time where carts are pulled by horses and ladders only reach the sixth floor.
Yahoo!. "ILGWU Funeral Procession for the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire." Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/ (accessed February 15, 2014).
This photograph depicts the mass funeral held for the victims of the fire. Thousands of New Yorkers marched in the parade and many more stood by to honor them. The fire was a major turning point in reform of the workplace and workers' rights.
"Organize Here. Win Here. UNITE HERE!." Organize Here. Win Here. UNITE HERE!. http://www.unitehere.org/ (accessed February 15, 2014).
This photograph shows the Ladies Waist and Dressmakers Union protesting the death of the fire victims. Unions were the backbone to reform during this period in time.
Time Inc.. "TIME Magazine -- U.S. Edition -- February 17, 2014 Vol. 183 No. 6." Time. http://content.time.com/time/magazine/0,9263,7601140217,00.html (accessed February 15, 2014).
Women began to protest for their rights in politics, job opportunities and education. This specific group of protesters is supporting women tailor strikers.
PBS. "The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire." PBS. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/slideshow/multimedia-trianglefire/ (accessed February 14, 2014).
This photo shows a group of women workers at the Triangle Company. It gives the viewer a visual of the workplace and helps them understand the time period.
"Workers." Workers. http://www.osha.gov/workers.html (accessed February 15, 2014).
This website explains what the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) does. In short, this group protects workers and their rights. It makes sure all businesses provide a safe workplace. This organization was one of the many reforms resulting from the Triangle Factory Fire.
Zeilinger, Julie. "4 Women's Issues That Haven't Changed Since 1911." The Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/17/4-womens-issues-that-havent-changed-since-1911_n_3606537.html (accessed December 29, 2013).
This photo depicts the average immigrant woman working in a sweatshop. Wages were low and working conditions poor. In the background you can make out rows and rows of women working.
"5 Essential Tips for Black and White Photography." Photography Mad. http://www.photographymad.com/pages/view/5-essential-tips-for-black-and-white-photography (accessed February 12, 2014).
This photo of a pen is used as a link to get from our Required Materials page to our Process Paper page.
"Beekman1802.com." Beekman1802com. http://beekman1802.com/hear-hear/vintage-microphone-wallpaper-music-28520386-1280-1024/ (accessed February 12, 2014).
This photo of an vintage microphone is used as a link to get from our more page to our interviews page.
"Famous Trials - UMKC School of Law - Prof. Douglas Linder." Famous Trials - UMKC School of Law - Prof. Douglas Linder. http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm (accessed December 29, 2013).
This website outlined laws in the New York Building codes that the Triangle Company failed to follow. It also talks about the cases against the owners of the Triangle Company for the deaths of their workers.
Getzinger, Donna. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Greensboro, N.C.: Morgan Reynolds Pub., 2009.
This book gave insight on all factors that affected the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. It gave a detailed background of the fire and its causes. It discussed how unions had affected the sweatshop industry and the reactions of the people.
"History, First Hand- Triangle Fire." History, First Hand- Triangle Fire. http://projects.ecfs.org/fieldston57/triangle/ (accessed February 15, 2014).
This cartoon represents the lack of enforcement of building codes that ultimately led to the death of many people.
Hyman, Paula. "Beyond Place and Ethnicity." The Uses of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. jwa.org/triangle/hyman (accessed December 29, 2013).
This website gave insight on employees of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Most of the workers were young immigrant (Jewish and Italian) women.
Lieurance, Suzanne. The Triangle Shirtwaist fire and sweatshop reform in American history. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Pub., 2003.
This book explains the effects of the fire and building codes. It also mentions the importance of a strong union to protect its workers.
"Photography by Chris Crowder." Photography by Chris Crowder. http://www.chriscrowder.com (accessed February 12, 2014).
This photo of old books was used as a link to our annotated bibliography page.
"NEAR CLOSING TIME ON MARCH 25, 1911,." Cornell University. http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/ (accessed December 23, 2013).
This website tells the history, causes and first-hand details of the fire. It gives a broad range of information of the Triangle, including interviews and timelines.
"Peter Emmerich." Peter Emmerich. http://peteremmerich.blogspot.com/ (accessed February 15, 2014).
This poster of the Shirtwaist is a memorial to all those who died in the fire. Their deaths caused major reform in the industry, convincing people that change was needed.
"What Went Wrong?." Cornell University. http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/supplemental/3Dmodel.html (accessed December 23, 2013).
This diagram points out all of the safety violations and hazards leading to the death of so many workers. If laws had been enforced and problems fixed, the staggering amount of deaths could have been avoided.