Today in history: March 25, 1911 - The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire.
A fire in lower Manhattan kills 146 women workers, mostly immigrants, at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory. The tragedy highlights the criminally dangerous conditions under which the they were forced to work. The fire became a rallying cry for unions and caused an outpouring of support for the workers and for improving working conditions.
(image from Pro Labor Alliance Inc.)
Via Freedom Road Socialist Organization (Fight Back!)