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The Triangle Fire

Leon Stein, Michael Hirsch (Foreword by), William Greider (Introduction by)


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Paperback (4/1/2001)


March 25, 2011, marks the centennial of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, in which 146 garment workers lost their lives. A work of history relevant for all those who continue the fight for workers' rights and safety, this edition of Leon Stein's classic account of the fire features a substantial new foreword by the labor journalist Michael Hirsch, as well as a new appendix listing all of the victims' names, for the first time, along with addresses at the time of their death and locations of their final resting places.

ILR Press, 9780801477072, 224pp.

Publication Date: January 15, 2011

About the Author

The late Leon Stein was the editor of Justice, the official publication of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. He was also the editor of Out of the Sweatshop: The Struggle for Industrial Democracy. Michael Hirsch is a labor journalist and coproducer of the 2011 HBO documentary Triangle: Remembering the Fire. William Greider, national affairs correspondent for The Nation magazine, is author most recently of Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country.