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Want to read more about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire?  Here are some books suggestions available in the library:

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Triangle - David Von Drehle
Call Number: 974 Vo
ISBN: 9780802141514
Publication Date: 2004-08-16
Chronicles the events surrounding the fire at the Triangle shirtwaist factory which broke out on March 25, 1911, killing more than one hundred factory workers who were trapped after the fire broke out, and discusses how the fire changed the work force in America.

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Flesh and Blood So Cheap - Albert Marrin
Call Number: 974.7 Ma
ISBN: 9780375868894
Publication Date: 2011-02-08
Provides a detailed account of the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers in 1911, and examines the impact of this event on the nation's working conditions and labor laws.

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Lost - Jacqueline Davies
Call Number: F Davies
ISBN: 9780761455356
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
In 1911 New York, sixteen-year-old Essie Rosenfeld must stop taking care of her irrepressible six-year-old sister when she goes to work at the Triangle Waist Company, where she befriends a missing heiress who is in hiding from her family and who seems to understand the feelings of heartache and grief that Essie is trying desperately to escape.

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Threads and Flames - Esther M. Friesner
Call Number: F Friesner
ISBN: 9780670012459
Publication Date: 2010-11-24
After recovering from typhus, thirteen-year-old Raisa leaves her Polish shtetl for America to join her older sister, and goes to work at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory.

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Uprising - Margaret Peterson Haddix
Call Number: F Haddix
ISBN: 9781416911715
Publication Date: 2007-09-25
In 1927, at the urging of twenty-one-year-old Harriet, Mrs. Livingston reluctantly recalls her experiences at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory, including miserable working conditions that led to a strike, then the fire that took the lives of her two best friends, when Harriet, the boss's daughter, was only five years old. Includes historical notes.

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Triangle - Katharine Weber
Call Number: F Weber
ISBN: 9780374281427
Publication Date: 2006-06-13
Rebecca, granddaughter of the recently deceased Esther Gottsfeld, the last survivor of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist fire, looks for answers to some of the questions and inconsistencies in her grandmother's accounts of the famous conflagration, while being hounded by a persistent historian who believes Esther was not telling the whole truth.


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