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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

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On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers – 123 women and 23 men - found themselves trapped on the eighth, ninth and tenth floors of their factory.  The owners had locked the doors to the stairwells and exits to prevent unauthorized breaks and to reduce theft.  Those who were not overcome by smoke inhalation or flames jumped from windows only to die on the pavement below.  The fire in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory is the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of New York City, but it led to improved factory safety standards and resulted in growth of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.  Join us in one of New York’s worst sweatshops, as fire changed industrial America.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Location
La Vida Llena Retirement Community

Instructor
Roberta Boggess 

 

Notice

Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible, under Personal Enrichment

Tuition: 

$20.00


Registration Closes On
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
5/2/2018 - 5/2/2018 Weekly - Wed 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Albuquerque, La Vida Llena Retirement Community   Map, Room: Nueva Vista Roberta Boggess