(Part II) The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911: An Emigrant's Experience

This is the second episode in the miniseries on the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911. Its worth checking out episode 1 before listening to this show.

In the first installment of this series, we chronicled the lives of Annie Doherty & Celia Walker and the often grueling experience of emigrants to the USA at the turn of the 20th Century. This podcast follows these two women into one of the most deadly sweatshops in New York in 1911 - the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. While working conditions were dangerous at the best of times, this factory would become notorious in March 1911 when a deadly fire broke out. This horrific event would haunt life in New York for decades. The episode focuses on this fire and the experience of Annie Doherty and Celia Walker who were among the hundreds trapped in factory as the deadly conflagration took hold. 

This is a joint project with Hope C Tarr, an author based in Manhattan. You can find Hope's website here or follow her on twitter.

Become a supporter & access dozens of exclusive podcasts

Patreon www.patreon.com/irishpodcast

Acast https://plus.acast.com/s/irishhistory

📢June 2023 Update - New Walking Tour 📢

I am thrilled to announce my brand new walking tour in Ireland's oldest city, Waterford. Join me and explore 1,000 years of history from the Vikings to Cromwell & Strongbow to the Irish Revolution.  Enhanced by wireless headsets 🎧 you will hear the sounds of the city through the ages and the words of the people who made history in Waterford. Tours take place each Saturday and places are strictly limited to 15 people. Book your place today at  www.Irishhistorypodcast.ie/tours

*New Book: A Lethal Legacy - A History of Ireland in 18 Murders *

My new book A Lethal Legacy - A History of Ireland in 18 Murders is available for Pre-Order now. If you order your copy today at Easons and use the promo code FD10  you get a 10% discount 

Easons https://www.easons.com/a-lethal-legacy-finbar-dwyer-9780008555993

Promo code FD10

Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/irishhistory.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.