- Published: [United States] : PBS, c2011.
- Year Published: 2011
- Edition: [Widescreen format].
- Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911.
- Strikes and lockouts -- History -- 20th century. -- New York (State) -- New York
- Fires -- 20th century. -- New York (State) -- New York
- Incendios -- Siglo XX. -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) -- Nueva York
- Huelgas y lockouts -- Historia -- Siglo XX. -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) -- Nueva York
- Documentary films.
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Call number: DVD 974.7 Tr
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor
Narrated by Michael Murphy.
The fire that tore through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City on March 25, 1911, was the gruesome culmination of years of unrest in America's most profitable manufacturing industry. Two years earlier, led by a spontaneous walkout in the same factory, twenty thousand garment workers, in the largest women's strike in American history, took to the streets of New York to protest working conditions. They gained the support of both progressives and leading women in New York's society.
DVD; 5.1 surround; NTSC.
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