The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory

Virginia Villanueva 7th period October 14, 2016

Who?

  • The person who was responsible for the factory caching on fire was Isaac Harris and Max Blanck. They were the owner of the factory and they went to court for the cause of the fire.

What?

  • The Triangle Shirtwaist Co. Factory Fire in 1911 change the U.S safety laws. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kill 150 worker.

When?

  • The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire was in March 25, 1911 at 4:40 pm the fire started.

Where?

  • It was at Manhattan, New York city.

Why?

  • It was a tragedy that opened the nation's eyes to poor working conditions in garment factories and other work place, and set in motion a historic era of labor reform.