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

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911 was pivotal moment in US history. The deadly workplace disaster in the heart of Manhattan detailed in the last two episodes, exposed the way many poor immigrants were exploited in the city. This podcast, the third and final installment in the series, looks at the profound legacy of the fire. Following the later lives of the two immigrants featured in the series, Annie Doherty & Celia Walker, the podcast explores how the fire changed New York and the lives of the survivors.


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


 

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