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Wrote a paper about this fire and the labor movement when i was 17. It was so formative for me to do that research. People talk about Upton Sinclair and the impact that the Jungle had on meatpacking but people do not often enough talk about the impact that the Triangle fire had on industrial safety and the labor movement! Thanks for posting this.

Excellent that you knew about this so young. I didn't until I was much older than that (though I grew up in the UK). Events like this should be taught in schools, to remind people of what happens when you don't have a strong, organised labour force supporting workers' rights. I wonder, if school kids learned about what it's like to work in a meat-processing plant nowadays, whether the teachers would be accused of being socialists?