Tragic Fire Sparked Sweatshop Change
The fire blazed out of control for just under two hours. But in that time, more than 140 employees of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire were killed in one of the worst industrial accidents in the United States. On the 90th anniversary of the devastating fire, National Geographic Today revisits the tragedy—and the reforms it brought about in this News article.
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