The Fire That Changed America
ISBN10: 080214151X ISBN13: 9780802141514 Publisher: Grove Pr Published: Sep 1 2004 Pages: 340 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Describes the devastating 1911 fire that destroyed the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village, the deaths of 146 workers in the fire, the Jewish and Italian immigrants, mostly women, who made up the majority of the victims, and the implications of the catastrophe on twentieth-century politics and labor relations. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 65,000 first printing.