Posted March 25, 2016 at 5:15 am
The chalked scrawls spelling names on the Lower East Side sidewalks today are a reminder of an event that forever changed labor laws in our country. It’s an annual memorial on the anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, courtesy of the Chalk Project. This tribute marks 105 years since the tragic blaze. On this […]
Posted March 25, 2015 at 8:10 am
On this day in… 1911 – The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire claimed the lives of 146 garment workers, predominantly teenage girls from the Lower East Side. Today, as has been tradition the last decade, the Chalk Project (courtesy of Street Pictures) fans out across the neighborhood to scrawl names of the fallen outside their former […]
Posted March 26, 2011 at 9:31 am
Hundreds assembled at the foot of the Brown Building in Greenwich Village to honor and remember the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
Last modified March 25, 2011 at 2:23 pm
Volunteer chalkers fanned out across the neighborhood this morning, as they do each year, to commemorate the anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.
Posted March 21, 2011 at 10:30 am
Friday marks the centennial anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Tonight, the HBO documentary.