Nationwide Remembrance of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1911

Date: Friday, March 25, 2011

Contact: Martin M. Schwartz, Executive Director, Jewish Labor Committee, 25 East 21st St., New York, NY 10010 or by email.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911, congregations across the country will dedicate the Mourners Kadish during the Shabbat of March 25-26 to the memory of those who perished in the fire. Please write or send an email to obtain more information on the fire, the victims, and a reply form indicating intention to participate.

Click here for a short article on the Centennial and brief details on the conditions that led to the deaths of 146 garment workers who were mostly Jewish and Italian women.

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